According to NEWS 4 SA, Perez’s 6-year-old daughter was present in the vehicle when Perez crashed into a blue Kia Optima vehicle decimated in a collision wreck around 2:15 am Sunday.
The crash occurred on Highway 65 South at Center Street near the 2500 block. Preliminary investigations suggest Perez, while traveling northbound on the highway, crossed into the southern lanes. Following the initial impact, Perez’s vehicle flipped over with his child inside. Fortunately, the child only sustained very minor scrapes.
A passenger of the Kia Optima, 28-year-old Sevannah Shay Mata, died at the scene. The driver was sent to San Antonio Military Medical Center for critical injury treatment.
Perez has since been arrested for intoxication manslaughter.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
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