Man charged with DWI in East Loop fatal crash

HOUSTON - A suspected drunken driver has been charged after a fatal crash on the East Loop South.

It happened around 3:20 a.m. Saturday.

Houston police say a 23-year-old woman was driving a Honda CivicĀ  northbound on the East Loop she drove into a concrete wall and back into moving traffic.

Officials say the Honda was then hit by a Jeep Wrangler driven by 24-year-old Danny Sandoval.

The driver of the Honda was killed and her passenger, a 23-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Houston police say Sandoval was not injured in the crash. He was questioned and then taken into custody.

Sandoval is charged with driving while intoxicated.

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