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Driver charged with intoxication manslaughter after 3-vehicle crash in Big Spring

A DPS Trooper was able to jump to safety, but the driver of the Honda was taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

BIG SPRING, Texas — One man has died in a three vehicle crash in Big Spring early Tuesday.

 Investigators say a 2017 Honda and a DPS Trooper patrol vehicle were pulled over on FM 700 just after 8:30 in the morning.

 The driver of the Honda left his vehicle to talk with the DPS Trooper next to the patrol vehicle. Meanwhile, the third vehicle, a 2012 Ford, was driving southbound on FM 700.

 The driver of the Ford first struck the Honda, the driver of the Honda, and then the patrol vehicle.

The DPS Trooper was able to jump to safety, but the driver of the Honda was taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Ford was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter.

 The crash is still under investigation.

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