Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter after girlfriend dies in single-vehicle crash in Cypress, sheriff says

A woman is dead after Harris County sheriff’s deputies said the woman’s girlfriend crashed the vehicle they were in after leaving a bar Friday.

CYPRESS, Texas – A woman is dead after Harris County sheriff’s deputies said the woman’s girlfriend crashed the vehicle they were in after leaving a bar Friday.

It happened in the 12500 block of Telge around 2:20 a.m.

Deputies and officials with the Cy Fair Fire Department responded to reports of a motor vehicle accident.

Authorities said when they arrived at the scene, they located a single-vehicle crash with major damage to the passenger side of the vehicle.

A female passenger in her 20′s was pronounced dead at the scene, HCSO said.

According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the driver, who has been identified as Arely Razo, 26, struck a raised curb, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.

Deputies said Razo was transported to a nearby trauma center with non-life-threatening injuries. According to investigators, the woman appeared to show signs of intoxication.

A witness told deputies the women, who deputies said were in a relationship, were observed leaving a bar down the street prior to the crash.

Razo was arrested and has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter.


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