A Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted Edwin D. Gutierrez, age 20, of 510 South Bender in Humble on manslaughter charges Tuesday.
Approximately 6:35pm Sunday June 27 2010 MCHD and Porter Fire Department responded to a reported major accident at Summer Hills and Sorters Road in the Porter area.
When they arrived they found a maroon vehicle in the ditch on the east bound side of Summer Hills with severe damage to the passenger side. The Gutierrez who was the driver had minor injuries and was transported to Memorial Hermann Woodlands. His passenger Miguel Angel was pronounced dead at the at the scene.
According to DPS Trooper Eric Lopez the vehicle was eastbound on Summer Hills when it failed to negotiate the gradual curve. It continued straight striking the utility pole knocking power out to some 3000 Entergy customers.
The unidentified Angel was taken to the Southeast Forensic Center in Conroe by Rosewood Funeral Home and an autopsy was ordered by Judge James Metts, Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace.
Gutierrez remains in the Montgomery County Jail on a $100,000 bond in addition he is under an ICE hold as he is reported to be an illegal.
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