Texas - HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – ~news video~
--A suspected drunk driver was in jail Sunday after a motorcyclist died in an accident in north Harris County.
Deputies said a motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Rankin near Rankin Circle W. around 1:15 a.m. when the driver of a black pickup truck turned in front of the bike while pulling into a dance club parking lot.
Authorities said the motorcycle rider couldn't avoid an accident and crashed into the passenger side of the truck. He died at the scene.
Deputies said the driver of the truck ran from the scene but was tracked by a K-9 unit and eventually caught by police hiding in nearby woods.
He was arrested and faces charges of intoxication manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid.
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An alleged drunk driver has been charged for the death of a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash in north Houston early Sunday, officials said.
It happened around 1:15am Sunday on Rankin Dr. at Rankin Circle W. Carlton Neal Bare of Spring was riding a motorcycle westbound when a black pickup turned left in front of him from the eastbound lanes in an attempt to pull into a dance bar parking lot, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.
Bare, 39, crashed into the passenger side of the truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials said the driver of the pickup ran from the scene, but a K-9 unit tracked him and eventually caught him hiding in a nearby wooded area.
The suspect was arrested and faces charges of intoxication manslaughter and failure to stop and render aid.
According to deputies at the scene, the suspect failed a field sobriety test.
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