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HOUSTON -- The westbound lanes of the South Loop were slow early Monday after a truck accident near the exit for Fannin blocked two main lanes.

The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m., according to the website for Houston TranStar. Around 8:30 a.m. the lanes reopened.

Only one vehicle, a truck, was involved in the crash. A hazmat crew was called in due to fuel on the roadway.

Traffic was backed up past Highway 288.

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