Authorities say a suspected drunken driver being chased by Houston police plowed his vehicle into a car and killed a girl after she and her date attended the prom.
Police say the girl died at the scene early Saturday. Her date was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Officers saw a pickup truck make a U-turn and roll over a curb. Police tried to stop the truck when the driver sped away, allegedly running a red light and hitting the car.
Police say the DWI suspect suffered minor injuries. Formal charges were pending.
The latest news from around North Texas.
The students attended the Yes Prep North Central High School prom. A school statement Saturday says the community was mourning the girl's death and praying for the boy's recovery. Their names weren't immediately released.