HPD: Driver charged in fatal Westheimer crash

HPD: Driver charged in fatal Westheimer crash

Credit: HPD

Benjamin O. Onyeforo, 44, is charged with intoxication manslaughter, according to the Houston Police Department.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on November 26, 2013 at 11:16 AM

HOUSTON -- A driver has been charged for a fatal crash that happened on Westheimer Road early Monday, Houston police say.

Benjamin O. Onyeforo, 44, is charged with intoxication manslaughter, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said Onyeforo was driving a black Honda Civic eastbound when he ran a light and struck a Scion tC at Dairy Ashford. The victim in the Scion, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD said the suspect exhibited signs of intoxication, and he was taken into custody.

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