1 killed when SUV slams into pickup on Eastex Fwy at Hopper Road

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person is dead following a crash on the Eastex Freeway at Hopper on Monday afternoon.

According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, it appears a Toyota SUV slammed into the rear end of a pickup and crashed into the center wall.

A witness at the scene pulled the driver out of the vehicle and administered CPR but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The highway was shut down for a while as crews investigated the scene, but was reopened by 2 p.m.

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