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At least 1 killed in crash that shut down Highway 225 in Pasadena early Wednesday

Life Flight landed on the freeway in the early-morning hours.

PASADENA, Texas — All westbound and eastbound lanes of Highway 225 were closed in Pasadena early Wednesday after a deadly crash.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m., and the freeway did not fully reopen for more than four hours.

The crash appeared to involve a large truck and a smaller vehicle near Richey. Life Flight responded and landed at the scene as rescuers tried to free a person from the wreckage.

Authorities later confirmed at least one death.

Credit: Houston TranStar
Major crash on Highway 225 early Wednesday

This was the third major wreck southeast of Houston this morning alone. Earlier, a crash had parts of 610 closed northbound at the ship channel (read more here). And an 11-vehicle pileup was reported on the Fred Hartman Bridge/146 northbound as well (read more here).

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