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    Traffic was backed up on I-35W south bound following a fatality accident Thursday morning. BURLESON STAR/PAUL GNADT

Accident claims life of 39-year-old woman

Traffic on Interstate I-35W southbound has been snarled since early Thursday morning following a fatality accident just south of Renfro Street.

Around 6:30 a.m., Star Byrd, 39, was struck by multiple vehicles and killed while attempting to cross 35W by foot city communications director DeAnna Phillips said.

Byrd's cause of death was ruled as multiple blunt force injuries according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.

Just over five hours after the accident, 35W southbound was reopened and traffic was longer being diverted.

Burleson Star

327 N.W. Renfro St.
PO Box 909
Burleson, TX 76028-0909

Phone: 817-295-0486
FAX: 817-295-5278



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