Alcohol suspected in fatal accident

March 8, 2009 5:17:43 PM PDT
A child died after a wreck overnight in southwest Harris County. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

It all happened around 1:30am off Beechnut near Highway 6. A driver in a truck slowed down to make a U-turn that's when another driver slammed into him. The truck flipped and landed upside down. A 12-year-old child died. His father wasn't seriously injured.

The driver in the other vehicle ran away but was later arrested. He faces intoxication manslaughter charges.

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