Jonathan Aleman Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver in Corpus Christi, TX Fatal Accident

According to Corpus Christi, TX news reports, a fatal car accident that happened on December 31, 2012 left one man dead and may have been influenced by alcohol. 22-year old Jonathan Aleman was killed after a car wreck in which the driver was arrested for intoxication manslaughter this Monday at about 5:45 a.m.

Scene of the Accident


Police said that Aleman was a passenger in 22-year old Michael Valenzuela’s vehicle and the car was headed north on Kostoryz when Valenzuela lost control as he attempted to make a lefthand turn onto Staples. The vehicle then overturned and Aleman was fatally injured and died at the site of the crash. Valenzuela, who was also injured, was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and local police placed him under arrested, later charging him for intoxication manslaughter. The accident is reportedly still under investigation.

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