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1 killed when Jeep slams into rear of car on I-10 East

The family of the teen who was killed has set up a GoFundMe account to raise money for funeral expenses.

HOUSTON – Houston police confirm at least one person has died in a violent collision on I-10 East.

The crash happened shortly before 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, shutting down all eastbound lanes near the 610 Loop, according to Houston TranStar.

Photos: Deadly crash involving Jeep on I-10 East in Houston

Views from Air 11 show a Jeep Wrangler crashed into the back of a small sedan. The rear of the car was destroyed.

HPD says one person was transported from the scene and later died.

As of 9:30 a.m. the investigation was still underway with all lanes of the freeway eastbound shut down between McCarty and Mercury.

The family of the teen who was killed has set up a GoFundMe account to raise money for funeral expenses.

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