8-year-old dead, 3 hospitalized in crash on I-45 north in Montgomery Co.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An 8-year-old child is dead following a major crash on I-45 north in Willis.

DPS said the crash happened at Calvary Road on Saturday afternoon.

According to DPS, two 3-year-olds and a 50-year-old woman were also transported to hospitals.

She, along with the 3-year-olds were believed to be in the same vehicle.

I-45 north remained closed for several hours.

The cause of the crash is unknown. No injuries to those in the other vehicle have been reported.

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