Man charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection to fatal wreck near White Oak

Man charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection to fatal wreck near White Oak
Michael Dean Buenrostro was charged with intoxication manslaughter and booked in the Gregg County jail

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A man was arrested over the weekend and charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection to a fatal wreck.

According to jail records, 61-year-old Michael Dean Buenrostro, of Longview, was arrested May 11 by DPS. Buenrostro was arrested on a warrant and is charged with intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle.

Sgt. Jean Dark, spokesperson for the Department of Public Safety, confirmed Buenrostro was arrested in connection to a fatal wreck that occurred on May 10 on Highway 42.

According to the preliminary crash report, Buenrostro was traveling north on Highway 42 when he crossed into the southbound lane and struck a vehicle.

The driver of the other vehicle, identified as 61-year-old Kim Yvonne Hayes, of Wagoner, Oklahoma, was killed in the crash.

Buenrostro was booked into the Gregg County Jail and is under a $200,000 bond.

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