A drunk driver killed a man riding in a mobility scooter who had his infant son on his lap, Houston police say.
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Intoxication manslaughter charges have been filed against Wilmer Farley III, 20, who police say was drunk when the accident occurred about 3 p.m. yesterday.
Clifford Johnson, 56, was riding in his four-wheeled scooter, with his one-year-old son, in the 9300 block of West Montgomery on the north side, police say.
"Johnson maneuvered into a moving lane of traffic to avoid water and mud on the sidewalk when his scooter was struck by a silver Ford Explorer, driven by Farley, northbound on West Montgomery," HPD says.
Johnson was taken to a hospital and died; his son was treated for minor injuries and released to family members.