Crash alert: Driver facing DWI charge in fatal wreck on I-35 in north Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police said one man was killed and another was arrested on a DWI charge following a crash early Sunday, according to KXAN.

Three vehicles were involved in the wreck on northbound Interstate 35 near Braker Lane at about 2 a.m.  Investigators said 57-year-old Darian Jobe was driving a Chevrolet Spark when he crashed into a GMC truck that was disabled in the road. A Toyota Camry then collided with Jobe’s vehicle.

Jobe died of his injuries at the scene.  Police said the truck driver, 23-year-old Brendan Brown, was arrested and jailed on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.  The driver of the Camry was not expected to face any charges.

Anyone with further information regarding the crash was asked to contact the Austin Police Department.

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