Keystone, Iowa – 2 Adults, Toddler Killed in Crash; Driver Arrested |

Raul Salazar, Jr. faces 3 counts of homicide by vehicle

Raul Salazar, Jr.

Three people were killed on Saturday night near Keystone after, investigators say, a truck ran through a stop sign and hit the three people in a car on U.S. 30.

The Benton County Sheriff’s office says Raul Salazar Jr., 39, of Bushland, Tex., was driving a GMC truck on 16th Avenue, heading north towards U.S. 30 at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Their investigation shows Salazar did not stop at the highway and hit a Chevrolet Impala carrying three people.

Valerie A. Schneiders, 22, Jason C. Bessert, 24, and Haley R. Bessert, 3, all of Cedar Rapids, died at the scene of the crash around 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 30 at 16th Avenue, three miles south of Keystone.

Law enforcement officers arrested Salazar and charged him with three counts of homicide by vehicle, preventing apprehension and OWI. Salazar is in the Benton County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

via 2 Adults, Toddler Killed in Benton Co. Crash; Driver Arrested on OWI | KCRG-TV9 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather | Local News.

Houston – Teen who works at strip club charged in deadly crash |

Teen who works at SW Houston strip club charged in deadly crash

Dalia Iris Alfaro

Dalia Iris Alfaro works as a dancer at Sin City, a gentleman’s club in southwest Houston which is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., according to the company website.

It was shortly before 6:30 a.m. when police saw Alfaro driving a silver Dodge pickup truck 60 miles an hour in a 35 mph zone on Westheimer near Gessner.

As the HPD officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop, Alfaro fled westbound on Westheimer with the officer pursuing. Alfaro then struck a vehicle at the intersection of Kirkwood and Westheimer and continued without stopping.

And as quickly as the crash happened, a life was lost. Alfaro was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital Southwest to be treated for minor injuries and, after a blood draw, was determined to be legally drunk. Charges were then filed.

Alfaro was charged with murder and intoxication manslaughter. Her combined bond amounts totaled $80,000.

read more here > Teen who works at SW Houston strip club charged in deadly crash | Houston.

According to web news sources, the victim is Natividad Alanis, of Houston.

Brownsville, Tex. – Driver charged in fatal accident |

A Brownsville woman has been charged with intoxication manslaughter, accused of driving drunk and causing the death of another person Sunday night.

Jessica Iris Izaguirre, 28, remained jailed on a $500,000 bond Monday on one count of intoxication manslaughter, jail and court records show.

A criminal affidavit filed against Izaguirre by the Texas Department of Public Safety states she was intoxicated when her 2003 Buick Rendezvous struck Alfredo Guerrero, 18, of Palmview, as he tried to change a flat tire.

The incident happened at 9:17 p.m. Sunday on State Highway 48, near the SH 550 interchange outside Brownsville, the DPS officials reported.

State police said Guerrero had pulled over on the highway to change a flat tire on his 2012 Chevrolet Silverado. He got out of his vehicle to the check the truck’s spare tire when Izaguirre hit him.

Guerrero was taken to Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, where he died,

via Driver charged in fatal accident – Brownsville Herald: Local News.

Houston – Teen driver crashes into Houston bayou; passenger killed. |

One teenage boy was killed, one injured and another arrested after their car crashed into a bayou early Sunday morning in southwest Houston.

Houston Police Department got a call around 3:12 a.m. that a 2002 silver Nissan Maxima lost control in the 9800 block of West Bellfort near the Beltway.

The car went westbound at a high speed before struck a pipe on the bridge and went into the bayou.

The driver of the car, George Marion, 19, who didn’t appear to be injured, was charged with intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault, according to authorities.

A 19-year-old boy, one of two passengers, died at the scene. The other passenger, a 20-year-old, was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital with severe injuries.

Names of the victims haven’t been released pending family notification.

via Teen killed when alleged drunk driver crashes into Houston bayou – Houston Chronicle.

Amarillo – Alleged drunken driver kills woman in downtown collision |

Billy Don Ware

Billy Don Ware

A woman died early Saturday when a drunken driver smashed into the car she was driving in downtown Amarillo, police said.

Billy Don Ware, 37, was taken into custody and would be charged with intoxicated manslaughter, said Sgt. Warren Gross of Amarillo Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Squad. A passenger in the truck was arrested for public intoxication, Gross said.

Potter County jail records show that Ware was booked on a charge of intoxicated manslaughter early Saturday.

Ware was not in the jail Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

51-year-old Mary Nancy Encinias was driving the other vehicle at the time of the collision.

Encinias was transported to a local hospital where she later died from the injuries she received in the crash.

via Police: Drunken driver kills woman in downtown collision | Amarillo Globe-News.

Arlington, Tex. – Drunken Driver Suspected In Deadly Interstate Crash |

A suspected drunken driver was in custody after a three-vehicle traffic accident early Wednesday on Interstate 30 in Arlington that left a man, a woman and an infant dead.

Investigators think a pickup truck hit the rear of the small car in which the three victims were riding.

The car spun out and was stopped on the highway when a larger truck pulling a flatbed trailer hit it.

The driver of the pickup fled, but was caught in a nearby wooded area.

Benjamon Ray Stewart, 41, of Arlington was held without bond Wednesday on three counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of failure to stop and render aid.

via Drunken Driver Suspected In Deadly Crash On Texas Interstate.


Najib Intidam, 40, died in his car at the scene while his wife, Hanane, and their infant girl died at an Arlington hospital shortly after the wreck, Fox 4 News reports.

Grand Prairie, Tex. – Driver Charged in Connection To Weekend Fatality |

Eliazar Rivera

A woman died on a freeway Saturday night after she was hit by a driver who police say was intoxicated. It is unclear why the woman was walking on the highway. She died at the scene.

Eliazar Rivera, 47, of Grand Prairie, was driving a 1988 Jeep eastbound on I-30 in the right lane, according to police when he struck her.

Police have arrested him in connection with the woman’s death. He has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and is being held in Grand Prairie Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

via Driver Charged in Connection To I-30 Fatality « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth.