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Deadly crash shuts down eastbound lanes of Texas 183, Irving police say

Police say the shutdown is at O'Connor Road. Heavy police presence is also seen in those lanes near MacArthur Blvd.

IRVING, Texas — Irving police on Wednesday morning shut down the eastbound lanes of Texas 183 due to a deadly crash, officials said.

According to the police department, the shutdown was near O'Connor Road. Drivers were being directed away from the area.

The eastbound lanes remained closed around 6:30 a.m. Police said drivers should expect the closure to cause delays for several hours.

Information is limited on what led up to the crash, but Irving police said officers were investigating the possibility of intoxication manslaughter.

There was also heavy police presence in those eastbound lanes near MacArthur Boulevard. It was not clear if the two shutdowns were connected.

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