Katy Fwy EB feeder at Silber closed due to fatal accident

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Investigators are probing why a woman crashed her vehicle into a concrete barrier on the Katy Freeway (KTRK)

Speed appears to have played a role in a deadly accident on the Katy Freeway eastbound feeder road near Silber Road.

The eastbound feeder road reopened just after 8:30am after Houston police spent several hours working to reconstruct the wreck that killed a woman and injured her passenger.
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Many questions remain after a deadly accident on the Katy Freeway

The crash happened at 2:45 this morning as the 30-year-old victim crashed her black Infinity into a raised median before hitting a retaining wall and a light pole.

The female driver died at the hospital. Her passenger is expected to survive her injuries.

Investigators are still working to piece together what happened, but say alcohol may have also been a factor in the crash.

We have a crew on scene and will update you with details when we get them.

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