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512-3(HOUSTON) — One person was killed and another was injured in a fiery crash Monday afternoon on the Southwest Freeway near Chimney Rock.

A southbound SUV was reportedly moving erratically when it clipped the back of a U.S. Postal Service tractor-trailer before being pinned against a concrete wall.

Both vehicles continued to slide farther south until the tractor-trailer went over the wall and struck a pole. Both vehicles then burst into flames.

Witnesses on the feeder road below the accident told KHOU 11 that they tried to help.

The 61-year-old man driving the SUV was not able to escape and died at the scene. The truck driver was taken to the hospital with non0life-threatening injuries.

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