Sunset Drive was closed for hours Thursday while crews worked to repair a gas leak, officials said.

Employees detected a gas leak about 7:50 a.m. in the area of Sunset Drive and Spreading Oaks and closed Sunset Drive between Cowards Creek and Tall Pines, police said.

The closure affected routes to and from Friendswood High School, police said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230;


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