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Identity released in fatal East Texas crash

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Hooks, Texas (KTBS) - One person is killed in a fiery 18-wheeler accident in East Texas.

The crash happened around 4:30 Thursday morning off I-30 in Hooks.
    
Troopers believe the driver, Garbriel Ahumada, 30, of Sebastian, Texas fell asleep at the wheel, ran off the bridge and landed on FM road 1398.     
Fire crews say the truck tractor was fully engulfed when they arrived on scene.
    
Traffic was shutdown for about two hours.
 
Crews with the Texas Department of Transportation were called to inspect the bridge for structural damage.
    
After crews gave the all clear, traffic was reopened on I-30.

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