Passenger killed in wreck in NW Harris County

A female passenger died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 6 early this morning.

February 11, 2010 8:39:59 AM PST
A late night fast food run turned deadly for a woman in northwest Harris County. The crash happened around 2am on Highway 6 near West Road. Officials say Christa Rodriguez was riding as the passenger in a vehicle turning in to a Whataburger when a pickup slammed into the car. Witnesses say the truck driver did not have any headlights on.

Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car was taken to a local hospital with unspecified injuries.

The driver of the pickup, Thomas Boyd, was not injured in the crash. He was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter.