Fatal Crash on Katy Freeway
A three-vehicle crash has resulted in the death of one woman on the Katy Freeway early Sunday morning.
According to authorities, the accident happened at approximately 1:100 a.m. when an SUV traveling eastbound on the Katy Freeway slammed into the back of a slow-moving black car. The black car skidded off the road into the grass. The SUV spun around and was struck head-on by another vehicle.
Firefighters removed drivers and passengers from two of the vehicles. Seven people were transported to area hospitals by ambulance
A woman who had been riding in the SUV as a passenger was transported to Ben Taub Hospital but later died as the result of the injuries she sustained in the crash.
Police are currently investigating whether alcohol may have played a role in the fatal crash.
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