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San Marcos – DUI Crash on SH 80 Killed 1

Posted on Thursday, November 28th, 2019 at 5:28 am    

A vehicle accident involving a drunk driver on State Highway 80 in San Marcos resulted in the death of one person.

According to initial reports, the crash occurred on SH 80 near Bastrop Road just before 6:00 p.m. A Toyota vehicle was waiting for a green light at the intersection when, for reasons that had not yet been determined, it was struck by another car. The impact of the crash sent the Toyota into traffic where it was then hit by a passing Dodge Ram. A few moments later, Ford Focus then collided with the Ram, prompting a chain-reaction crash.

The driver of the Toyota was immediately transported to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. She was identified by authorities as 75-year-old Susie Olvera Salinas. Meanwhile, the driver of the car the struck Salinas was identified as 25-year-old Leonardo Godinez Perez. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated and intoxication manslaughter.

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