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2 dead after crashing into 18-wheeler near East Beltway

HOUSTON – Two people are dead after crashing into the back of an 18-wheeler.

Police say around 3 a.m. Saturday, an 18-wheeler was parked on the side of the road on Tidwell street opening up the gate for a delivery when a car slammed into the back of it.

The driver and passenger of the car died at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not hurt.

It's unknown if any tickets will be issued at this time.