HPD: Driver killed while crashing into tractor-trailer on Gulf Freeway

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a fatal crash involving a Jeep and a tractor-trailer truck on the Gulf Freeway Thursday morning.

Police say around 4 a.m., a gray Jeep was traveling southbound on the Gulf Freeway service road when it slammed into the back of the truck parked in a moving lane of traffic.

According to police, the person driving the trailer-tractor was making a delivery to a car dealership. The driver of the Jeep died from the crash’s impact.

Police closed down the southbound Gulf Freeway service road between Clear Lake City Boulevard and El Dorado for further investigation.

The victim was a 31-year-old man whose name has not been released.

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