Woman charged in death of young League City girl

LEAGUE CITY, Texas - A woman has been arrested and charged following the death of an 8-year-old girl in a car crash.

According to League City Police, 41-year-old Erika Diebel has been charged with intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle. Police say that their investigation found that there was probable cause to believe that Diebel was intoxicated at the time of the accident on April 6.

Police: 8-year-old dies from injuries after crash in League City

According to the League City Police Department, officers responded to a crash around 5:50 p.m. involving three vehicles in the 2600 block of W. Main Street. 

Police said two of the vehicles had stopped in the eastbound lane for traffic when another vehicle rear-ended one of the vehicles. 

8-year-old Kelsey Nalepa was injured in the crash and later died. No other injuries were reported. 

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