Driver killed after crash with cement mixing truck in New Braunfels

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) - New Braunfels Police are investigating a deadly crash that took the life of one of the drivers Saturday morning. Authorities say they were called to the intersection of the southbound 35 Frontage Road at Rueckle Road at 10:40 a.m. after a cement mixing truck had crashed into a Mercedes.

According to police, the driver of the truck, a 38-year-old man, was heading south when he crashed into the Mercedes on the driver's side door. The driver of the truck was not hurt. The driver of the Mercedes, Carroll Dean Shelton, 83, was taken to a hospital in San Antonio where he later died.

A portion of the southbound I-35 frontage road was partially closed while the NBPD Traffic Unit conducted an accident scene reconstruction.

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