A woman was killed after crashing into an 18-wheeler early Saturday morning in south Houston.
According to the Houston Police Department, they received a call around 1:30 a.m. about a crash on Almeda Genoa between Scott and Land.
Upon arrival, they found a Buick SUV had hit the back of an 18-wheeler.
Police said the 18-wheeler was stopped and waiting on a gate to open before turning onto a property off of Almeda Genoa.
The woman who was driving the SUV was traveling east on the road at a high rate of speed before she hit the back of the trailer, police said.
She died instantly, police said. Investigators haven't determined if alcohol was a factor in the crash.