Deadly wreck investigation shuts down South Loop at Kirby, creating rush hour gridlock

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The investigation into a deadly wreck shut down the South Loop at Kirby for hours, causing ripple effects for drivers across the city.

The eastbound mainlanes and feeder road were closed for the investigation.

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Traffic backed up for miles, clogging the West Loop lanes all the way from the Katy Freeway.

The mainlanes of the South Loop were reopened at about 10 a.m.

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