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News: Driver charged in fatal DWI crash on FM-529

Posted on Monday, December 20th, 2021 at 7:21 pm    

CYPRESS, TX – A man was taken into custody following a deadly DWI crash in west Harris county on Sunday morning.

According to  a report by KPRC, the crash occurred when 28-year-old Pedro Martinez ran the red light at the intersection of Settlers Village Drive and Freeman Road and collided with another vehicle.

The driver of the second vehicle, a 43-year-old woman, suffered fatal injuries in the wreck.

Martinez was arrested after showing signs of impairment at the scene. He is currently facing intoxication manslaughter charges.

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