U of H student dies after crashing into big rig

HOUSTON It happened around 9pm last night on the North Loop near McCarty. Police say the 18-wheeler was traveling down McCarty and tried to make a left turn. That's when the driver of a car drove under the trailer, cutting the top of the car off. The 21-year-old driver was a student at U of H and died instantly. The truck driver was not hurt.

Police are investigating to see which driver ran the red light.

The victim's identity hasn't been released.

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