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Person shot to death inside wrecked vehicle on Sam Houston Tollway at I-45, deputies say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities closed the westbound North Sam Houston Tollway connector ramp to Interstate 45 after they said a motorist was found shot to death on Monday evening.

The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office said deputies were called to the tollway about a single-vehicle crash into the wall of the connector ramp to the I-45 North Freeway.

According to the constable’s office, deputies found a person dead as they approached the vehicle. They added the person appeared to have had a gunshot wound.

An investigation is getting underway. Deputies urged drivers to avoid the area.

ABC13 is gathering information from the scene. Watch Eyewitness News for updates.

This story comes from our news partner ABC13 Houston.