Houston man died following crash with drunk driver on 59 in Victoria County

A fatal car crash occurred on Business 59 early Wednesday morning

VICTORIA, Texas—-A car crash on Business 59 in Victoria County left one person dead and another person arrested.

DPS Officer Ruben San Miguel confirmed that early Wednesday morning 28-year-old Bryan Tamayo, from Corpus Christi, was driving with a passenger named Jose Garza, from Edna, going over the overpass on Business 59. 

That’s when Troopers say they crashed into a van driven by 36-year-old Dominique Joiner from Houston. Joiner was coming in the opposite direction.

Joiner’s van hit the guard rail, flipped over, and fell onto the road underneath. Joiner was killed in the crash.

Tamayo and his passenger Garza were not hurt. 

Tamayo was later arrested and charged with Intoxication Manslaughter. He was taken to the Victoria County Jail.