The driver of the 18-wheeler that collided with a train in Sanger on Friday died about an hour after the accident, according to Carol Lawson, a spokeswoman for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office.
The office has not yet released his identity. Investigators have completed initial examinations, and they will not perform a full autopsy, she said. The office did order toxicology tests, which could take up to 90 days.
The truck and a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train collided at about 2 p.m. Friday near Bolivar Street in central Sanger. The train dragged the truck about 400 yards before coming to a complete stop.
— Julian Gill