According to KXAS, 20-year-old Hurst resident Brandon Bennett was traveling to National Guard duty in Lewisville when he was struck by Branum’s vehicle at the intersection of Westpark Way and West Pipeline Road just before 5 am.
Bennett was rushed to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, but died from his injuries shortly after.
Branum was taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth where she was treated for minor injuries.
She was taken into custody following her release from the hospital and has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. She is being held on a $15,000 bond.