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Authorities respond to fatal pedestrian crash on I-45 in SW Houston

HOUSTON, TX — At least one person died Thursday morning after a pedestrian crash on Interstate 45 in Houston’s Southbelt/Ellington area, according to ABC13.

The incident occurred on the southbound lanes near Fuqua Street, in an area north of Beltway 8, at about 6:15 a.m.

No information on the circumstances of the event has been shared, but part of the southbound interstate was shut down, causing delays for motorists traveling toward Hobby Airport.

The closure remained in place for over three hours. By 9:21 a.m., all main travel lanes were reopened to traffic.

As more details are made available, this blog will be updated.

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Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.