HOUSTON - A driver has been charged in a deadly Wednesday morning crash along a highway in northeast Houston.
Houston police say Bryan Keith Rone, 37, is charged with intoxication manslaughter.
The crash occurred in the 8900 block of the North Loop East around 1:45 a.m.
Police say Rone was driving westbound when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a median.
Authorities say the vehicle flipped, and the passenger was ejected. The passenger, identified only as a 36-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to HPD, Rone was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and showed signs of intoxication.
He was charged and transported to jail.