According to Arlington police, a Fort Worth woman is in the Arlington Jail and has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after the deadly crash early New Year’s morning.
Arlington police responded to the crash around 6:41 a.m. at the 4800 block of the US 287 exit ramp to West Interstate 20.
Police believe that both cars were driving on the exit ramp from northbound US 287 onto westbound I-20 when the driver, Elizabeth Stratton, 35, swerved out of her lane, striking the vehicle Timothy Shorter, 46, was driving, pushing his vehicle into a concrete pillar. Timothy Shorter of Arlington was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Arlington Police Department is requesting if anyone witnessed the accident to contact Detective Szatkowski at 817-459-5786 with any information.