Fatal semi accident on I-35

Shortly after 11:00 a.m. the Oklahoma City Fire Department and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) were called out to a report of a semi rollover accident at NE 50th St. and I-35.

OHP is reporting the accident happened in the southbound lane between NE 50th St. and NE 36th St. The driver of the truck, 49-year-old Michael D. Ross, died at the scene.

Preliminary information from OHP is that the semi truck hit a bridge then rolled over onto a tree near the highway. There was also a report of a minor hazardous materials issue but there is no danger to the public.The right lane of southbound I-35 was closed while the accident was cleared from the interstate.

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