Woman killed, another injured in possible DUI crash last week in Baytown

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BAYTOWN, TX – A woman was killed, and another was injured during a head-on collision in Baytown last week that may have been a result of intoxicated driving, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and KTRK.

The accident occurred at 2099 W Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Road, near Bush Road and San Jacinto Boulevard, at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

A woman driving a Nissan collided head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe that was stopped at a traffic light. The Tahoe went into a ditch, and its driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical wounds.

The Nissan’s driver, who was not wearing her seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities determined that she was driving at a high rate of speed when the crash happened. They also discovered alcohol inside the vehicle, though they have not yet determined if the driver was under the influence.

The accident remains under investigation.

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