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East Loop reopens after fatal crash involving big rig near Ship Channel Bridge

Houston police said the driver of the SUV was trapped inside the vehicle.
Credit: KHOU
A driver died after an SUV and a big rig were involved in a crash on the 610 East Loop near the Ship Channel Bridge Saturday afternoon.

HOUSTON — UPDATE: The freeway has since reopened.

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A driver died after an SUV and a big rig were involved in a crash on the 610 East Loop near the Ship Channel Bridge Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened just before 1 p.m. in the northbound lanes. All mainlanes are shut down as of 7 p.m.

Houston police said the driver of the SUV is trapped inside the vehicle.

No other details have been released.