Georgetown police investigate deadly crash on I-35

A driver died in a wreck on I-35 near Leander Road in Georgetown just before 7 a.m. on Dec. 15.

Georgetown police say witnesses reported seeing the driver of a lifted, Chevorlet pickup speeding and driving recklessly before sliding out of control.

The witnesses said the driver hit the cement center divider and flipped the vehicle over on its side.

The driver was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene, police said.

All southbound lanes were closed this morning as police investigated the wreck. The lanes have since reopened.