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Motorcyclist Dale Anderson, 22, struck and killed by drunk driver on South Garland Avenue in Garland, Texas
Police say the driver of the Camaro, identified as 23-year-old Matthew Tynes of Grand Prairie, was found to be intoxicated. He was taken into custody and is being held on $50,000 bond.
Anderson was taken by ambulance to Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where he later died. Tynes, who was found to be intoxicated, was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter and is being held on a $50,000 bond.
Matthew Tynes, 23, was allegedly driving the wrong way down South Garland Avenue at around 11:30 p.m. when he struck a motorcyclist head-on. The motorcyclist, was taken to Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas where he later died. Tynes was taken into custody and has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.
What every victim of a Texas drunkdriving collision needs to know
It is a sad fact that many injury and fatality accidents are caused by drunk or drugged drivers. Despite all prevention efforts, people still take the risk and drive after drinking, causing a large number of accidents and deaths on Texas roadways. All victims of a drunk driver, or the family of someone killed in a drunkdriving crash, need reliable information on what to do immediately to launch an insurance claim and ensure that the atfault driver is held accountable for their actions. Learn more here about Texas drunk driving accidents and insurance claims.