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Wreck involving drunk driver kills Tyler man

Charles Winn. Photo Source: Smith County Jail. Charles Winn. Photo Source: Smith County Jail.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A weekend motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a Tyler man.

Shortly after 5:30 pm, Saturday, police responded to an accident involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck near the intersection of Palace and Oakwood.

According to witnesses on the scene, the motorcycle was southbound on Palace in the inside lane. The pick-up truck was northbound on Palace turning west onto Oakwood. The pick-up truck turned in front of the motorcycle causing the motorcycle to hit the passenger side of the  truck.

The driver of the motorcycle, Carlos Edgar Ramirez-Medina, 24, of Tyler was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pick up truck, Charles Winn, 51, of Tyler, was charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Winn has been released from jail on a $5,000 bond.

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