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Mug shot: Suspect charged with intoxication manslaughter after woman killed in wrong-way crash on Southwest Freeway

HOUSTON – Police said they are investigating a crash that left a woman dead in Sugar Land Monday.

Officers said the crash happened around 2:30 a.m. on 59 southbound at Sweetwater Lane.

Police said they are investigating a crash that left a woman dead in Sugar Land Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.
Police said they are investigating a crash that left a woman dead in Sugar Land Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (KPRC 2)

According to investigators, a man driving a pickup truck was driving northbound in the southbound lanes when he hit a woman driving a GMC. Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified by family members as Diana Jacqueline Ortiz, 20, of Rosenberg.

Ortiz’s family said she was a recent graduate of Foster High School. They said the 20-year-old was driving home from work at the time of the crash.

The pickup driver, who has been identified as 35-year-old Johnny Bladimir Martinez, was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He’s now charged with intoxication manslaughter and being held in Fort Bend County Jail without bond.

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