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HOUSTON - Aman was killed in a crash on the south side of downtown Houston early Wednesday.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. on Pierce Street at Milam Street, according to the Houston Police Department.

Officers saida woman was driving a Mercedes sedan with aman inthe back seat when a pickup truck hit them at an intersection. Theman died at the scene, while thewoman was sent to the hospital.

HPD said the pickup s driver and two of his passengers were also sent to the hospital. Police said a blood draw would be performed on the truck driver, who they suspect was driving drunk.

Police believe the truck s driver ran a red light, causing the crash.

The crash was just one of several across the Houston area on New Year's. From midnight to 6 a.m. about a dozen major crashes were reported inside the city limits alone.

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