Driver Charged with Intoxication Manslaughter

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 8:27am

A Brownsville man is in jail accused of killing a 3 year-old child while driving intoxicated.

Department of Public Safety officers say Ismael Martinez was intoxicated and speeding when he lost control of the SUV he was driving and ran into a sand dune causing the vehicle to rollover several times. The accident occurred on Park Road 100 on South Padre Island on Saturday killing the child. Martinez has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.

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