Tyler man killed in wreck - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

UPDATE: Man involved in fatal Smith Co. accident charged with intoxication manslaughter

Posted: Updated:
Ramon Duran-Ledesma Ramon Duran-Ledesma
  • CBS19.tv Web ExclusivesMore>>

  • Web Exclusive: Ultra HD TVs

    Web Exclusive: Ultra HD TVs

    (CNN) -Some people just have to have the latest in television technology. The newest TVs on the market- ultra-high definition TVs- or UHD TVs. They have higher screen resolution than current high def screens, and are also known as "4-K" sets. "More >>
    (CNN) -Some people just have to have the latest in television technology. The newest TVs on the market- ultra-high definition TVs- or UHD TVs. They have higher screen resolution than current high def screens, and are also known as "4-K" sets. "More >>
  • Web Exclusive: A product to help keep sharks away on sale

    Web Exclusive: A product to help keep sharks away on sale

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:40:46 GMT
    If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.  The device is called a Shark Shield.  It is now being sold in Florida.More >>
    If you're headed on a beach vacation, there's a product you may be interested in to help keep sharks away.  The device is called a Shark Shield.  It is now being sold in Florida.More >>
  • Web Exclusive: Back to School costs really add up

    Web Exclusive: Back to School costs really add up

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:14:59 GMT
    Before you know it, fall will be here and it will be time to go back to school.  For parents that means stocking up on notebooks, number two pencils, and back to school clothes, all of which usually take a big chunk out of a family's budget.  So, just how much do parents will pay to send their kids off to school this year?More >>
    Before you know it, fall will be here and it will be time to go back to school.  For parents that means stocking up on notebooks, number two pencils, and back to school clothes, all of which usually take a big chunk out of a family's budget.  So, just how much do parents will pay to send their kids off to school this year?More >>

 

UPDATE: TYLER (TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - A Ben Wheeler man is facing an intoxicated manslaughter charge after an early morning car accident on Sunday.

The accident happened about 1:10 a.m. on Texas State Highway 31 near County Road 1248, according to a news release from the Tyler police Department.

A 2007 Dodge Charger driven by 22-year-old Ramon Duran-Ledesma, of Ben Wheeler, rear ended a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado driven by 56-year-old William Craig Little, of Tyler, the release states.

Little was pronounced dead at the scene, but Duran-Ledesma was uninjured, the release states.

Sgt. Matt Leigeber said Duran-Ledesma was given field sobriety tests at the scene and was taken to East Texas Medical Center — Tyler for a mandatory blood draw.

He was later booked into the Smith County jail on a intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle charge, a second degree felony.

Leigeber said blood draws are a common practice when an accident is believed to be caused by an intoxicated person.

A detective and accident investigator responded to the scene and the case remains under investigation, Leigeber said.

His bond is set for $250,000.


UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - Ramon Duran-Ledesma is charged with intoxication manslaughter, a 2nd degree felony. Duean-Ledesma was booked into Smith County Jail at 7:42 a.m. Sunday.

 

His bond is set for $250,000.

 


SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - Police are investigating a deadly rear-end collision that killed a man Sunday morning.

Investigators say 56-year-old William Craig Little was dead at the scene after his truck was hit from behind by 22-year-old Ramon Duran-Ledesma's car. It happened in the intersection of Highway 31 West and Smith County Road 1248.

Ledesma was uninjured in the accident. Tyler Police have not established a cause for the accident or said whether alcohol was involved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Audit: VA manipulated vets' appointment records

    Audit: VA manipulated vets' appointment records

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:03:12 GMT
    (USA TODAY) - Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases, intimidation of staff, to hide delays in medical care to veterans in in the 6-million patient national system, according to documents provided to USA TODAY.More >>
    (USA TODAY) - Internal VA documents show the depth of fraudulent scheduling, manipulation of data and in some cases, intimidation of staff, to hide delays in medical care to veterans in in the 6-million patient national system, according to documents provided to USA TODAY.More >>
  • Seven people lose home, belongings in Longview apartment fire

    Seven people lose home, belongings in Longview apartment fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:06:58 GMT
    "It was an unattended cooking fire," Zackary says.

    No one was injured.
    More >>
    "It was an unattended cooking fire," Zackary says.

    No one was injured.
    More >>
  • UPDATE: Quitman man says he was evicted after calling 911

    UPDATE: Quitman man says he was evicted after calling 911

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:50:05 GMT
    QUITMAN (KYTX)-Residents at the Dogwood Villa Apartments say the past few days have been very hard on them. But for the people living in apartment 9, it's only going to get harder. More >>
    ????QUITMAN (KYTX)-Residents at the Dogwood Villa Apartments say the past few days have been very hard on them. But for the people living in apartment 9, it's only going to get harder. More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.