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Beer scattered all over freeway after driver of 18-wheeler was ejected, killed in accident

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Posted at 6:01 AM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 07:01:02-05

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Drivers can expect major backups as authorities are working a deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler in Cypress.

According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the crash involves jackknifed 18-wheeler along I-45 north after FM 1960.

Gonzalez says the driver of the 18-wheeler was ejected from the cab during the crash and pronounced dead at the scene. A photo shared with ABC13 shows the damage to the 18-wheeler and beer cans spilled along the road.

At this time, at least two southbound lanes are open.