Driver killed after losing control on US 290

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Investigators spent aboriginal Saturday looking for answers aft the operator of an SUV died successful a clang on US 290.

It happened astir midnight successful the inbound main lanes of the freeway astatine the I-10 flyover exit.

The operator of a Volkswagen Tiguan SUV was eastbound connected 290 erstwhile helium mislaid power and crashed into the obstruction astatine the exit ramp, according to Houston police.

Investigators aren't definite if the operator had immoderate benignant of aesculapian occurrence oregon if helium whitethorn person fallen dormant astatine the wheel. They said determination wasn't immoderate grounds the operator was intoxicated astatine the clip of the crash.

The interaction of the clang damaged the barrier, but TxDOT crews were called retired to execute repairs.

The victim, who was not instantly identified, was not wearing a seatbelt, Houston constabulary said.

The inbound lanes of 290 were closed for a clip portion crews worked to analyse and cleanable up the crash.

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