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Man Charged After Fatal DWI Car Accident

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Brigitte Barrera3 years ago

A Monday night car accident in Buda, Texas has left one person dead and a man with an intoxicated manslaughter charge.

Details of the Accident

The crash occurred around 8:00 pm on September 29th, just south of Buda, Texas.

37 year-old Jason Tarr, a Buda realtor, was driving southbound on FM 1626 when he drove into the northbound lane and hit a vehicle, killing the driver, according to KVUE.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and has been identified as 60 year-old Nancy Sterling-Dalton.

This is not Tarr’s first run in with the law. He has had five driving while intoxicated (DWI) chargers prior to this incident.

Tarr is now facing charges of intoxicated manslaughter and is currently in custody at the Hays County Jail.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

  • According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 3,377 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013.
  • 1,883 of these deaths were attributed to crashes in rural areas, and 523 were linked to head-on collisions.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people sustaining serious injuries.


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