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North Freeway reopens after fatal accident

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HOUSTON – U.S. Highway 290 Northwest Freeway has reopened after a fatal accident caused a major closure ahead of the morning commute.

According to police, an accident happened around 4:30 a.m. on Highway 290 westbound at SH-6 when a vehicle veered into an 18-wheeler’s lane.

The driver of the vehicle was dead on arrival, police say.

All the main lanes were shut down for further investigation. Traffic has since resumed normal flow.
 


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