A passenger of a Jaguar was killed in a wee-hours crash on the North Freeway Sunday, and the driver has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Police say two cars involved in a wreck were stopped in the 2700 block of the highway, on an overpass near Patton, about 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
The Jaguar driver apparently did not see the vehicles until it was too late, and slammed into one of them, killing his passenger.
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The name of the victim, who died at the scene, has not been released. KPRC reports the name of the driver is Christopher Trumpower, 25. (Update: HPD confirms this.) He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and faces the intoxication manslaughter charges.