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Fort Worth woman killed in crash; driver faces intoxication manslaughter charge

A 31-year-old Fort Worth woman was killed late Sunday in a traffic crash, and the driver has been accused of intoxication manslaughter, police said.

The name of the victim, who was a passenger in the single-car accident, has not been released pending notification of relatives.

The suspect was identified as 30-year-old Edward Anthony Longoria of Fort Worth, according to Fort Worth Jail records. He was booked into jail at 12:58 a.m. Monday.

A police call log indicated the accident occurred about 11:50 p.m. Sunday on West Freeway.

A police summary stated officers drove up to the scene of a major accident on a service road of the West Freeway. A passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, later identified as Longoria, was arrested after being taken to a local hospital.

The wreck occurred in the 2000 block of the West Freeway when a vehicle going at a high rate of speed collided with a highway barrier.

The driver and passenger were not wearing seat belts, police said.

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