Alcohol may have played role in fatal accident

HOUSTON Police say around midnight, a driver failed to yield when he attempted to turn left from Aldine Westfield near Greenbriar. A woman driving a PT Cruiser couldn't stop in time and slammed head-on into the car, killing the passenger instantly.

The woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver, who failed to yield, also failed a sobriety test. He now faces intoxication manslaughter charges.

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