Man charged with murder in wrong way fatal crash

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

SHERMAN, TX -- A man is facing murder charges in a wrong way fatal crash on U.S. Highway 75. The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday.

Sherman police tell us a Jeep driven by Jerrod Eubanks of Durant was going northbound in the southbound lane. He struck a Nissan with three people inside. One of the passengers in the Nissan, Amparo Cruz of Mesquite, was killed in the crash. Another passenger in the Nissan, along with Eubanks' passenger, are both in critical condition at a Plano hospital.

Eubanks is being charged with 1 count of murder and 3 counts of intoxicated assault.

Authorities say Eubanks has prior DWI convictions.

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