HPD: Suspected drunk driver hits, kills construction worker.
Monday, October 03, 2016 04:27PM
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police say a driver who appeared to be intoxicated lost control and drove through a construction site in north Houston, killing a construction worker.
The accident happened just before 2pm Monday. Police say the driver was heading the wrong direction down Greens Road eastbound at West Hardy.
The construction worker died at the scene.
Police administered a field sobriety test at the scene. The driver now faces an intoxication manslaughter charge.
The identities of the driver and victim have not been released.
OCTOBER 4, 2016
HOUSTON, TEXAS - Houston Police say charges have been filed against a driver arrested after a wreck that killed a construction worker on W. Hardy Road.
The crash happened near Greens Road at about 1:45 p.m. Monday.
Police say Timothy Dean, 34, is charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Dean allegedly drove into a construction site and hit Estanisloa Romero, 71, who died at the scene.
The suspect brought his Chrysler to a stop in a nearby parking lot on Greens Road, and he was taken into custody.