Driver may have been under influence of drugs during crash that killed brother, deputies say

SPRING, Texas (KTRK) -- Investigators say a man may have been under the influence of drugs when he caused a crash in Spring that killed his brother who was riding with him.

It happened in the 5000 block of Louetta Road around 10 p.m. Saturday.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Luke Ford was driving a gray Infiniti on Louetta near Kuykendahl when he veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into a Ford F-150 with two people inside.

All four people were taken to the hospital where Ford's brother, Zachary, later died.

According to a tweet posted by Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, investigators believe the brothers were heading home after working for a rideshare food delivery service.

The incident remains under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff's Office Vehicular Crimes Division. Investigators say no charges have been filed.
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