Passenger killed in crash with 18-wheeler

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HOUSTON - One person was killed, two others were injured after an accident with an 18-wheeler in northeast Houston.

Investigators said the 18-wheeler was driving along Aldine Bender near the hardy Toll Road around 12  a.m. Saturday. At some point, police said a car with three people inside crossed into the path of the 18-wheeler.

The truck slammed into the car, killing a passenger in the back seat, officials said. The two other people in the front seat were rushed to the hospital in serious, but stable condition, police said.

The driver of the 18 wheeler wasn't hurt. No word on whether any charges will be filed.

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