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HPD: Heavy rain causes deadly crash on North Loop feeder near Homestead

Police said the victim lost control of the vehicle in the rainy weather conditions and struck an 18-wheeler's trailer,

HOUSTON — Houston police said Tuesday morning's heavy rain caused a deadly crash on the North Loop feeder near Homestead. 

The accident happened at about 4 a.m. and involved an 18-wheeler. 

Investigators said 43-year-old Donald Carter was driving eastbound on the 610 North Loop when he exited the freeway at Homestead and began traveling on the feeder road.  

Polcie said Carter lost control of his vehicle due to the rainy weather conditions and struck an 18-wheeler's trailer, which was parked on the service road with its hazard lights activated.    

Carter died on scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured. 

This investigation is ongoing. 

Check back for updates.

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