NORTHLAKE, TX (10/09/2016) — A drunk driving-related accident claimed the life of Dawn Blume on Sunday morning.
Authorities have identified 48-year-old Dawn Blume as the victim of a fatal accident that occurred at the intersection of Texas 114 and Interstate 35 in Northlake, Texas.
Police reported that at around 3:00 a.m., a suspected drunk driver named Rayshune Demone Russell ran a red light and struck Blume’s vehicle on the driver’s side.
Blume did not survive the crash.
Russell was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter. An investigation is ongoing.
The driver who caused this wreck has already been charged with intoxication manslaughter, but may also face a wrongful death lawsuit if the victim’s family chooses to pursue a civil claim. Police will continue to investigate this accident, and we will update this story if new information becomes available. If you have more information regarding this tragic accident, please leave a comment below.