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Car crash suspect back in custody

Tyler Police Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Luis Damien Zapata. Photo Source: Tyler Police Tyler Police Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Luis Damien Zapata. Photo Source: Tyler Police

Released by the Tyler Police Department:

UPDATE 05:16PM 01-28-10: Luis Damien Zapata has been located and is being transported back toEast Texas Medical Center by ambulance.  Luis Zapata will remain at the hospital until he is released by medical personnel.  No further information is known at this time.

TYLER, TX - On Thursday, January 28, 2010, Tyler Police Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Luis Damien Zapata, a white male of Hispanic ethnicity, born July 20, 1980 on a charge of Intoxication Manslaughter. The arrest warrant was issued as a result of the investigation into the fatality accident that occurred at Commerce and Loop 323 on January 21, 2010. Judge Jack Skeen set bond at $400,000. Luis Damien Zapata also goes by the alias of Damian Zapata. The suspect left a local hospital today in order to avoid arrest.

The United States Marshal's Service is assisting the Tyler Police Department in the search for Zapata. Tyler-Smith County Crimestopper's is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Luis Damien Zapata.

You can call Tyler-Smith County Crimestopper's at 903-597-CUFF(2833). Callers may remain anonymous.

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