SUGAR LAND, Texas – A section of U.S. 59 Southwest Freeway that was closed Wednesday because of a fatal crash in Sugar Land has reopened.
The two-vehicle crash was reported about 7:30 a.m. on the northbound side of U.S. 59.
According to Sugar Land police, the crash involved a passenger vehicle and an 18-wheeler. A woman in the passenger vehicle was killed, police said.
Police said witnesses reported that a woman driving a Honda may have hit the center divider wall, overcorrected and crashed into the 18-wheeler.
Officials said all northbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway were closed while investigators were at the scene. The highway reopened about 10:30 a.m.
The identity of the victim was not immediately released.
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