Passenger Dies from Injuries in Fatal Crash at Taylor and Fairfield

By Nicole Hahn
By Scott Sarvay
By Maureen Mespell

May 14, 2012 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 8:32 AM EST

Fort Wayne, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter) – The wife and initial survivor from the fatal crash at Taylor and Fairfield has died from the injuries she sustained in the accident.

Police say it was about 9:15 am Tuesday when a pick-up truck ran a red light at the intersection and t-boned a van.

They say the driver of the van, 79-year-old Harold Bebout of Fort Wayne, died at the scene. Bebout's wife, 74-year-old Starr, was taken to the hospital in serious condition but died over the weekend.

Police say the driver of the pick-up truck was 50-year-old Corina Hurtado and had an odor of alcohol on her. Test results for Hurtado's blood alcohol levels came back with a 0.17. Cocaine was also found in her system.

Hurtado was hospitalized in serious condition and faces operating while intoxicated charges.

The accident remains under investigation.




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