About 2:30pm a vehicle struck the rear of a disabled 18-wheeler on us 59 northbound at East River. The person in the striking vehicle is deceased. DPS and law enforcement are on the scene and all traffic is being diverted to the feeder. Expect extensive delays as weekenders head north on 59 for the lakes. East River is one exit north of Splendora.
Alternate route –FM 1485 to 105 and east to Cleveland.