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Man who climbed on top of big rig on I-35 fell to his death, police say

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Police in Temple, Texas, are investigating a fatal accident involving a commercial vehicle that occurred on Thursday.

The incident occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on March 30, according to the Temple Police Department (TPD).

Police responded to reports of a male running around vehicles near the 5200 block of I-35S.

“After attempting to open different vehicle doors, the victim climbed atop an 18-wheeler and fell to the ground,” TPD said.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident closed southbound I-35 for hours while police investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 .

The case remains under investigation.

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