2 drivers killed on South Loop while checking on minor wreck

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Two people are dead following a major crash that began as a minor fender bender on the South Loop Friday morning.

Houston police said two cars were involved in a minor accident in the westbound lanes near Cullen Blvd. when the drivers of both vehicles got out to inspect the damage. Police say that's when a pickup truck slammed into one of the cars and both drivers, killing them.

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The westbound lanes were completely closed for around two hours at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. while police investigated the crash.
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