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Man killed in fiery crash on Eastex Freeway

HOUSTON – One man was killed in a fiery crash in northeast Houston.

A witness told police a man driving south on Eastex Freeway lost control of his vehicle and hit the center barricade around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday.

He then went across all the lanes and crashed into a grassy area where his SUV caught fire. The driver died in inside.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.