Motorcyclist accused of leaving severely injured passenger behind after crash facing charges

PASADENA, TX

Derrick Edward Temple is charged with failure to stop and render aid. According to court documents, Temple was riding a motorcycle with Kristal Frederick as his passenger when he crashed on March 30. Temple is accused of jumping on his friend's motorcycle and leaving the scene moments after.

Frederick suffered a severe head injury and later died at a hospital.

Temple, 34, was arrested by Pasadena police. Bond has been set at $5,000.

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