Suspected drunk driver arraigned in connection to deadly Edinburg crash

2 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Sunday, September 10 2023 Sep 10, 2023 September 10, 2023 2:40 PM September 10, 2023 in News - Local

*Editor's Note: There is a correction on the suspect's age. He is 27, not 22 as previously reported.*

A suspected drunk driver that caused a deadly Saturday morning crash, killing one person, has been arraigned.

Juan Pablo Torres, 27, was charged with intoxication manslaughter, intoxication assault and unlawful carrying of a weapon; his bond was set at $1 million, according to a news release.

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The crash happened at the intersection of Trenton Road and Closner Boulevard, where officers found a white Chevrolet Silverado had struck a white BMW passenger car, according to a news release.

Officers discovered the driver of the Silverado, identified as Torres, disregarded a red light and struck the BMW, according to the release.

The man and woman in the BMW were transported to DHR where the woman, identified as 26-year-old Adrienne Ann Garza, died, according to the release.

The condition of the man is still unknown.

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