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Two killed in rollover crash on Highway 249 near Beltway 8

After the crash, the driver of one of the vehicles jumped over the overpass barrier and died, authorities said.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Two people died Wednesday, including a driver who jumped over an overpass barrier following a bad two-vehicle crash in northwest Harris County. 

It happened just after noon in the 15400 block of Highway 249 near the North Sam Houston Parkway West ramp.

Views from Air 11 showed one of the vehicles involved had rolled over as crews worked on the second vehicle.

One person was airlifted after the crash, authorities said. That person later died at a hospital, the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office said.

The constable's office said after the initial crash, the driver of one of the vehicles got out and jumped over the nearby overpass. That person died at the scene.

There was no word on what led to the crash or the circumstances surrounding the person who jumped from the overpass.

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