- Associated Press - Saturday, May 14, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a suspected drunken driver being chased by Houston police plowed his vehicle into a car and killed a girl after she and her date attended the prom.

Police say the girl died at the scene early Saturday. Her date was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Officers saw a pickup truck make a U-turn and roll over a curb. Police tried to stop the truck when the driver sped away, allegedly running a red light and hitting the car.

Police say the DWI suspect suffered minor injuries. Formal charges were pending.

The students attended the Yes Prep North Central High School prom. A school statement Saturday says the community was mourning the girl’s death and praying for the boy’s recovery. Their names weren’t immediately released.


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