Raleigh County Child Killed In Drunk Driving Accident
Posted Thursday, August 31, 2006 ; 04:17 PMUpdated Thursday, August 31, 2006 ; 11:48 PM
A 4-year-old from Raleigh County is dead, and investigators say it's at the hands of a drunk driver.
Story by Gina Long
It happened just after 12 a.m. Thursday in Boone County.
Deputies say 22-year-old Christian Sanchez Rubio of Whitesville was driving his pickup west on Route 3 and crossed into the path of another car hitting it head-on.
The driver of the car, Terry Evans of Clear Fork was taken to a Charleston hospital, along with his 2-year-old and 4-year-old sons.
The 4-year-old, Tyler Evans, later died. Family members say Terry Evans has been release from the hospital. The 2-year-old, Micah, is recovering from surgery.
Rubio is in intensive care at the hospital.
Investigators say he will be charged with a felony count of DUI causing death after he's released.