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Driver charged with manslaughter after fatal crash on North Main Street

Posted on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at 12:00 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A driver was charged with manslaughter following a fatal crash on North Main Street on Friday afternoon, the Houston Police Department reports.

Authorities say the suspect, 24-year-old Jorge Garcia, was speeding near 8100 North Main Street when he crashed into a pickup truck leaving a stop sign. After the crash, the truck caught on fire and a 58-year-old woman became trapped inside. She was declared dead a the scene.

A male in the vehicle was able to escape but was declared dead at a nearby hospital. Garcia has been charged with two counts of manslaughter.

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