Man killed, woman injured after drunk driver crashes into Mesquite home

Suspected drunk driver crashes into Mesquite home, killing 1

MESQUITE -- An 18-year-old driver has been arrested after he crashed into a home, killing a man inside and injuring a woman.

Officers were called to the 400 block of Seminary Ridge just after 10 p.m. Thursday, where they discovered a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche had crashed into a home.

Jose Reyes, 42, and Yesenia Vasquez Reyes, 43, were both inside. Jose Reyes was killed, and Yesenia was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police say the driver of the Avalanche, 18-year-old Steven Tutt, was deemed to be drunk and was arrested for intoxication manslaughter. His bond has been set at $150,000.

His passenger, 24-year-old Shabreka Tutt, was arrested for public intoxication.

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