AUSTIN (KXAN) - A man who ran a red light causing a fiery accident on Saturday morning has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter.
Austin Police said a red Chevy pickup truck, driven by David Sherrill, 20, was traveling northbound at high speed on the frontage road of Mopac when he struck a Ford F-150, driven by John Myers, 57.
Myers' truck caught fire, but he was unable to get out of the vehicle. He died at the scene.
Sherrill was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge with non-life threatening injuries.
According to an arrest affidavit, Sherrill's blood alcohol content was between .191 and .208.
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