TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Thirty-three-year-old Brandi Kay Love was charged with intoxication manslaughter after driving into oncoming traffic and slamming into a car, killing the driver.
The fatal crash happened the night of April 22 on FM 730 at Reed Road near Azle.READ MORE: New Memorial Wall Honors Dallas K9 Officers, Mounted Horses That Died In Line Of Duty
Love’s Chevrolet pick-up truck was traveling northbound on FM 730 when she drove into oncoming traffic in an apparent attempt to pass another vehicle, police said. Her truck struck a Toyota passenger car head-on in the southbound lanes. Both drivers were extricated from the vehicles by emergency personnel.READ MORE: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Spends Over $240,000 On Facebook Advertising In Last Two Months
The 68-year-old male driver of the Toyota was transported to Harris Hospital by air ambulance, where he later died.MORE NEWS: 2 Teens Arrested, Warrant Issued For 16-Year-Old Connected To Multiple Robberies
Love was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital where she was treated and released into custody of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. She’s currently in the Tarrant County Jail.