Gulf Freeway reopens after fatal early morning crash

Gulf Freeway reopens after fatal early morning crash

Credit: KHOU

All traffic is being forced to the frontage road at FM-646. That's a stretch of I-45 near Dickinson.

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by KHOU.com Staff

khou.com

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 5:54 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 2 at 11:24 AM

HOUSTON -- A fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler and at least one other vehicle shut down all southbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway near Dickinson for several hours early Friday.

The crash was reported just before 4:35 a.m., according to Houston TranStar. At least one person died in the accident. During the shutdown, all southbound traffic was forced to the frontage road at FM-646.

Aerial views from Air 11 showed road crews covering a shoulder lane with sand.

The Texas Department of Transportation said the freeway fully reopened at 11:12 a.m.

No further information about the crash was immediately available.

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