1 Dead in Crash on Texas 161: Irving Police

Police said a man died and a woman was injured in a crash that shut down Texas 161 in Irving overnight. [[319296791,C]]

Irving police said the woman and a man were in the vehicle that crashed on southbound Texas 161 just past Rochelle Boulevard after midnight Wednesday.

Both people were transported to a hospital following the crash. The man — who was driving — was later pronounced deceased.

Authorities shut down all southbound lanes of Texas 161. The road was reopened just before 4:30 a.m.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

NBC 5's Chris Van Horne contributed to this report.

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