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Watauga woman killed after semi-truck, car collide on Interstate 35W, authorities say


SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 08:40 AM, UPDATED SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 02:44 PM


A woman was killed and another was reported injured Monday in a traffic wreck on Interstate 35W near North Tarrant Parkway, authorities said Monday.

No other injuries have been reported in the accident in the northbound lanes of the highway.

The victim has been identified as Mariah Christine Martinez, 23, of Watauga, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website on Monday. A ruling on her death is pending an autopsy.

A white Kia Soul and a semi-truck collided on the highway, leaving the car pinned under the truck, according to a Fort Worth police call log.

The crash occurred just before 8 a.m. in the express lanes of the highway, police said.

The injured person was treated at the scene, authorities said.

Police have not released any further details on the accident.

Megan Webb