Texting while driving may be to blame for a fatal crash in NW Houston

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HOUSTON – Authorities are investigating after a young woman was killed in a crash in northwest Houston.

Police say at around 4:30 a.m., the 21-year-old woman was driving eastbound on Louetta Road when she somehow veered off the road.

The woman went into a ditch and slammed into a drainage culvert.

Police say she wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and say she may have been texting.

She was airlifted to Memorial Hermann where she later died.

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