Fatal accident shuts down Highway 59 near FM 1485

All southbound lanes of Highway 59 in New Caney are shut down due to a fatal accident.

The accident happened before 2pm just north of FM 1485.

An SUV driver slammed into a big rig. The vehicle was completely under the rig. At least one person was confirmed dead, according to DPS.

No other details were immediately available.

An investigation is underway.
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