According to the Dallas Morning News, Jordan Landaverde is believed to have been intoxicated when his truck fatally struck a woman on I-35 in Carrollton.
Police say Lindsay Weems, 24, was struck and killed while standing outside her vehicle following a previous wreck on northbound I-35 at the Sandy Lake Road exit. Two other people who had stopped to help Weems were uninjured.
Landaverde fled the scene of the crash on foot along with a 19-year-old woman who was in his truck; however, police were quick to locate the two and placed both under arrest. Landaverde was charged with intoxication manslaughter, and his passenger was charged with public intoxication.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):