Eastbound US 290 in northeast Austin now open after deadly crash Friday

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two people died in a crash Friday morning on eastbound U.S. Highway 290 in northeast Austin.

Police responded to the crash just before 4 a.m. on U.S. 290 near Johnny Morris Road. Police didn’t share many details at the scene, and the road was closed until around 9 a.m. Main lanes are now open but the Texas Department of Transportation says one lane on the frontage road is still closed.

We are still working to get more information on the crash, and we’ll provide it as soon as it becomes available.

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