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Crash shuts westbound US 290 near Antoine

Dale Lezo, Houston Chronicle
Updated 10:00 am, Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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  • A two-vehicle fatal wreck shut down westbound U.S. 290 at Antoine shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday. The outbound lanes remained closed during rush hour, and the inbound lanes backed up around the crash site. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)
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    A two-vehicle fatal wreck shut down westbound U.S. 290 at Antoine shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday. The outbound lanes remained closed during rush hour, and the inbound lanes backed up around the crash site. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

     

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A fatal traffic crash forced officials to temporarily shut down portions of U.S. 290 in northwest Houston early Tuesday.

The two-vehicle wreck happened about 3 a.m. on the westbound Northwest Freeway near Antoine, according to the Houston Police Department.

Houston TranStar showed the wreck cleared at 8:49 a.m.

Few details were released about the crash. Investigators were trying to piece together what led to the wreck.

The crash forced officials to temporarily block the freeway while investigators and emergency crews cleared the area.

More details will be reported as the story develops.