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Fatal drunk driving crash reported on US 251 near Evant

EVANT, TX – An older woman died following a crash on US 281 Friday, Everything Lubbock reports.

A 48-year-old man was driving a Ford Edge northbound on US 281, while a 71-year-old man was driving a Dodge Ram southbound on the same road. The driver of the Edge strayed into the southbound lanes and collided head-on with the Ram.

Carol Ann Neatherlin, 62, was a passenger in the Ram. Justice of the Peace Cameron Brister pronounced Neatherlin dead at the scene of the wreck.

First responders transported the driver of the Ram to Rollins Brook Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police charged the driver of the Edge with intoxication manslaughter.

The exact time the crash occurred is unclear.

Herrman and Herrman’s San Antonio, drunk driving car accident lawyers, would like to speak with you if you have a family member who died in a car wreck caused by a drunk driver. It is imperative to have a dedicated team to help you with legal matters in the days following the tragedy of losing a loved one. We can be reached by filling out this form or phone at (210) 405-7039.