Fatal wreck closes part of freeway

Published On: Mar 07 2013 04:42:41 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 07 2013 04:50:21 PM CST

Part of a busy Houston freeway was closed Thursday because of a fatal wreck.

Houston police said a van rear-ended an 18-wheeler in the eastbound lanes of the North Loop near Jensen about 4 p.m.

Police have not released any information about the person who died.

Most of the eastbound lanes were expected to be closed for several hours while police investigated the wreck.

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