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News update: Authorities arrest suspect for fatal crash at 2100 Pierce St

Posted on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 at 10:16 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – Police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a fatal crash at 2100 Pierce st Saturday.

According to authorities, Timoteo Arteaga, 36, was driving a Volkswagen Tiguan on southbound St. Emanuel St when he ran a stop sign at the intersection with Pierce St and collided with a Kia Forte operated by a 30-year-old male.

Paramedics were called to the scene around 10:10 p.m. They transported the victim to an area hospital, where he later died.

Police detained Arteaga and found him to be impaired. Arteaga and his passenger were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities will transfer Artaega to jail once he is released from the hospital.

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