ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Arlington are investigating a crash that killed one person late Thursday night. The incident happened at about 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Pioneer Parkway and Watson Road.READ MORE: Governor Abbott Proposes Parental Bill of Rights As Part of Re-Election Campaign
According to authorities, a 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis was heading eastbound along Pioneer Parkway when it struck a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer that was passing northbound through the intersection with Watson Road. The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the Mercury was arrested at the scene and faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter. He was later identified by police as 28-year-old Carlos Cruz of Grand Prairie.READ MORE: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Refuses To Hand Over January 6 Records
The name of the 60-year-old victim will be released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner after his family has been notified.
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