HOUSTON (KTRK) --A man with previous convictions for driving under the influence has been charged with murder after a deadly crash on the Eastex Freeway overnight Saturday.
Ryan McLaughlin, 31, has been identified as the driver of a white Dodge Ram that hit the passenger side of a Chevy Trailblazer.
According to police, McLaughlin ran a red light when he drove through the intersection of the Eastex Freeway soutbound feeder of Aldine Mail Route.
Original Report: Blood tests show man charged in fatal crash was four times legal limit
The woman in the Trailblazer, Zulema Gonzalez, was killed. McLaughlin was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
McLaughlin showed signs of extreme impairment and blood tests showed the man was almost four times the legal limit, police said.
After a background check, ABC13 learned that McLaughlin has been convicted twice for DWI.