By CBSDFW.com Staff

GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people are dead and a man is charged with intoxication manslaughter after a fiery crash at 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 5.

The crash happened on westbound on Highway 66 between Dexham Rd. and E. Centerville Rd. Investigators believe one vehicle, a tan SUV driven by Gustavo Huerta Jr., rear-ended a maroon passenger car causing it to hit the concrete barrier, overturn, then crash and burn in a ditch. The two occupants in the maroon passenger car were pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Gustavo Huerta Jr. (credit: Garland Police Department)

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Huerta Jr., remained on scene. The investigation led officers to believe the 30-year-old was impaired. Huerta was arrested and charged.

He is currently in the Garland Detention Center. No bond has been set.

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The victims have not been identified at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

CBSDFW.com Staff