Police confirmed that a wreck that blocked traffic for a time Friday on Loop 281 in Longview was fatal.

Longview police spokeswoman Kristie Brian said the wreck was fatal, but she did not say how many deaths occurred in the crash.

Police reported the wreck at 1:58 p.m. on Twitter in the 1300 block of West Loop 281. Police later reported the westbound lanes of Loop 281 were closed to traffic between Bill Owens Parkway and near the scene of the crash.

Brian said she expected to release more details about the crash late Friday.