A man who caused a fatal accident on Brookshire Boulevard Wednesday night is now believed to have been under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident. The man was driving an SUV and crashed into a truck. The truck was preparing to drive through an intersection because the light had just turned green. The suspect’s SUV then ran through the intersection and hit the truck that was barely moving. The driver of the truck was killed at the scene.

The man who was driving the SUV admitted he fell asleep while driving and that he was high. The man had just been charged by police 18 hours earlier with possession of drug paraphernalia. He now stands charged with DWI, involuntary manslaughter, reckless driving and driving while license revoked.

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