Wet roads may be to blame in fatal crash on Eastex Freeway

Houston police believe wet roads may have caused a deadly crash that has shut down the southbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. Thursday at the Crosstimbers exit.

Officers say a vehicle clipped another car in the right rear quarter panel. The car then spun out of control and hit a sign post along the freeway.

A man was pronounced dead.

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