A 45 year old man was killed this morning when he realized to late that the traffic on I-35 ahead of him had stopped due to road construction, 1200 WOAI news reports.

  Police say the accident happened on 35 at the Eisenhower Road exit, where overnight construction has been underway for some time.

  About 2 AM, the man was driving down I-35, apparently at a high rate of speed, and didn't realize that the 18 wheeler ahead of him had stopped due to construction.

  The man was pronounced dead at the scene.  Nobody else was hurt.