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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas A late-night crash in northwest Harris County left two people dead and two injured, deputies said Monday.

The crash was reported around 10 p.m. on Veterans-Memorial Drive at Milroy Lane.

According to deputies with the Harris County Sheriff s Office, a Ford Mustang left the roadway and crashed into a ditch. The driver and a passenger were sent to the hospital with unknown injuries while two other passengers died at the scene.

Firefighters had to use special equipment to extract the victims from the wreckage.

Deputies investigating the incident closed Veterans-Memorial for nearly four hours.

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