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Child killed and another injured in crash caused by pallet on the Eastex Freeway

Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 at 12:00 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A child was tragically killed and another was injured in a crash caused by a pallet on the Eastex Freeway this morning, FOX 26 Houston reports.

A pallet was reported in the middle of the road near Laura Koppe Road around 9:30 a.m. this morning. A white SUV slowed down after seeing the pallet and was rear-ended by a blue car shortly after.

Two children in the SUV were hospitalized after the crash. One, unfortunately, did not survive while the other is currently in critical condition.

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