Written by Staff
On July 3, 2013 at 3:20 a.m., the Coppell Police Department received reports of a single vehicle major accident on Eastbound IH 635 at the Freeport Parkway off-ramp. Coppell Police and Fire Departments were dispatched and located the accident scene on the south shoulder of the road in a small stand of trees.
Preliminary investigation indicated a Ford F-250 was traveling Eastbound on IH 635 attempting to take the Freeport Parkway off-ramp. It appears the truck left the off-ramp and struck a sign pole before coming to rest upside down on the south shoulder of IH 635. The driver and only occupant of the vehicle was pinned inside and determined to be deceased.
The driver was tentatively identified as a35 year old male. Complete identification of the driver is being established, but will be withheld pending notifications to family.
The Coppell Police Traffic Division and Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office are investigating the accident. It is undetermined whether alcohol was involved with this crash, but speed may have been a contributing factor.
Source: City of Coppell