HOUSTON - A fatal crash involving a motorcyclist and possibly two other vehicles shut down the I-45 Gulf Freeway early Monday.

Houston TranStar reports the crash happened near the 610 South Loop around 5:30 a.m.

Only a couple lanes of traffic were initially getting by, but as of 8:30 a.m. all inbound mainlanes remained shut down for the investigation.

The freeway full reopened just after 9 a.m.

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