It happened around 7:30 a.m. at the Brazos River in the northbound lanes.
A Honda that was traveling northbound in the center lane may have lost control and crashed into a wall before colliding with the truck, which was also northbound, authorities said.
All northbound lanes and the HOV lane were closed for around three hours while authorities work to investigate the cause.
The driver of the Honda died at the scene.
Yikes! I’ve been waiting for 20+ minutes just to get out of Greatwood this morning in Sugar Land, wreck NB on Southwest freeway at 99 has traffic backed up! Drivers are u-turning to get out of the mess! #TrafficAlert updates @abc13houston pic.twitter.com/WtGbBE2A4C— Elissa Rivas (@ElissaRivas13) February 19, 2020
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