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.