Hwy 59 outbound south of Rosenberg reopens after fatal crash

DPS: Wrong-way driver collided with a dump truck

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FORT BEND COUNTY - A wrong-way fatal accident closed Highway 59 south of Rosenberg Thursday morning.

It happened around 3 a.m. Friday on Highway 59 near Isleib Road in Beasley.

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says a woman was driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes when she crashed head-on with a dump truck.

Officials say the Beasley Fire Department requested assistance from the Richmond Fire Department's hazmat crews to clean up spilled hydraulic fluid.

Authorities reopened the freeway at 8:30 a.m.

The victim's name was not immediately released.

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