UPDATE: The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Mile Marker #338 reopened just after 1:00 p.m., following a bizarre accident that killed one person on Friday morning.
Sgt. Ryan Howard tells FOX44 News a vehicle hit a road sign, causing the post to fly into the air around 10:50 a.m. It crashed through the windshield of another vehicle in the southbound lanes, killing a passenger.
Right now, there is no word on this person’s identity.
Howard says troopers are looking for the vehicle that hit the road sign.
Traffic in the southbound lanes was stopped and drivers were told to avoid the area if at all possible.
The crash caused traffic in the area to back up as much as four miles.