“Man killed, teen hurt in crash with DWI suspect: HCSO”

By | July 24, 2023

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An alleged drunk driver has been charged with causing a fatal crash in Harris County, Texas. Brett Huber was driving a black Ford F-350 truck on Tuckerton Road when he ran a red light at the intersection with Greenhouse Road. At around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, Huber collided with a white Toyota Sienna that was traveling through the intersection with a green light. The driver of the Toyota, Minh Tran, was pronounced dead at the scene, while a 14-year-old male passenger was critically injured and taken to the hospital via LifeFlight.

Authorities at the scene noted that Huber displayed signs of intoxication. He has subsequently been charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury. Huber, who was also injured in the crash, was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division is currently investigating the incident. It is important to note that the 14-year-old boy who was injured has not been identified.

Drunk driving continues to be a serious problem, leading to countless accidents and fatalities each year. It is a crime that can easily be prevented by making responsible choices and utilizing alternative transportation methods if under the influence. Instances like this serve as a tragic reminder of the devastating consequences that can result from driving under the influence.

This case serves as a reminder of the importance of enforcing strict penalties for drunk driving offenses and raising awareness about the dangers of driving while intoxicated. It is crucial to continue educating the public about the potential consequences and to encourage individuals to make responsible choices when it comes to alcohol consumption and getting behind the wheel..

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