One dead, 2 injured in La Porte accident on Highway 225

Highway 225 has reopened after a fatal accident involving two vehicles near Miller Cutoff overnight.

LA PORTE, Texas – A crash in La Porte killed one person and injured two others late Wednesday night.

Police responded to the scene around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 10900 block of State Highway 225. Investigators say a Kia SUV was driving eastbound at a high rate of speed on Highway 225 and struck the back of a Dodge Ram pickup truck going in the same direction.

Both cars hit a center concrete barrier, and the Kia went over the center divider into the highway’s westbound lanes, landing upside down.

The Kia’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in that car was transported to Bayshore Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Dodge Ram was transported to Clear Lake Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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