Houston police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a fatal crash in the area last weekend.
The Houston Police Department said 31-year-old Rickey Caballero Jr. has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in the 248th District Court for his alleged role in the incident. The victim, 50-year-old Samantha Amos, was pronounced dead from her injuries at Houston Northwest Hospital, according to HPD. Another passenger, a 54-year-old male, was also transported to the hospital, according to HPD.
HPD said Caballero was driving southbound at 6900 N. Shepherd Dr. around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, when he allegedly lost control of his vehicle at a high speed and struck the rear of Amos’ car with her and the other passenger inside. He allegedly showed signs of intoxication after the crash, police said, and was arrested on the scene.