2 dead, 1 critically injured in crash on East Freeway

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HOUSTON – Two people are dead and another person is in critical condition after their truck rolled over on the East Freeway Thursday night.

A witness told police they saw an out of control truck speeding westbound on the East Freeway and Lear Street when it somehow lost control then rolled over onto the service road.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second person was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The third is in critical condition.

Police are looking into whether or not alcohol played a role.