HOUSTON - One man has been charged following a deadly crash in north Houston on Sunday morning, police said.
62-year-old Hector Lainez is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 262nd State District Court, according to a release.
Houston police said Lainez was driving a silver Nissan Sentra westbound in the 100 block of West Greens Road when he failed to stay in a single lane and struck a traffic light pole.
Police said his passenger, a 62-year-old woman, was taken to Memorial Hermann - Woodlands Hospital where she later died.
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Lainez was detained at the scene and determined to be intoxicated, police said.
Lainez was treated at the scene and later taken into custody.