Georgetown man killed in three-vehicle wreck on I-35

A Georgetown man was killed in a three-vehicle wreck on Interstate 35 near Jarrell early Friday, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety report.

Jose Rodriguez Jr., 27, died at the scene at 5:40 a.m. on I-35 about five miles south of Jarrell, the report said.

He was driving a Volkswagen Jetta south on I-35 in the right lane when he hit an 18-wheeler tractor trailer traveling in front of him at about 5:12 a.m., authorities said. Rodriguez then veered left and hit a center barricade.

The driver of a third vehicle, a Chrysler PT Cruiser, also traveling south on I-35, but in the left lane, then hit Rodriguez’s car, the report said.

It said the driver of the Chrysler, Dellania Coakwell, 43 of Waco, then veered to the right and hit a guard rail. She was treated and released from a hospital in Temple.


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