288 re-opens at Beltway 8 after deadly crash cleared from freeway

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A deadly crash has shut down 288 at Beltway. Courtney Fischer reports (KTRK)

Highway 288 has re-opened at Beltway 8 after authorities cleared a deadly crash from freeway.

The hours-long closure is now over as traffic begins to move more freely in the area. Traffic had been rerouted onto the feeder as authorities worked the scene throughout the morning.

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SkyEye's Andy Bass reports on a fatal crash on 288 inbound at Beltway 8

The Harris County Medical Examiner's Office tells us someone died in the wreck, but that person's age and gender has not been released.

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