Texas highway shut down following crash, naked woman on freeway

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In Texas, commuters say things got really weird during a Monday morning traffic jam on a major highway. (WPVI)

A bizarre rush hour crash shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 290 in Houston, Texas. After a wreck, a woman stripped down and got on top of the cab of a big rig.

The woman refused to come down for about two hours.

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Firefighters and police officers finally coaxed her into a ladder truck basket at about 11 a.m. local time.

The outbound lanes of Highway 290 were shut down for a couple of hours. The inbound side was shut down for about 20 minutes while they got her down.

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It was not immediately clear what led to the initial accident.

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The woman, who appeared agitated, stood up a few times, but then returned to sitting on the cab of the 18-wheeler.

An investigation is underway.
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