By Staff

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.

Brandi Kay Love (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

The fatal crash happened the night of April 22 on FM 730 at Reed Road near Azle.

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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.

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The 68-year-old male driver of the Toyota was transported to Harris Hospital by air ambulance, where he later died.

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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. Staff