Fiancee of man killed by alleged drunk driver last month, speaks out

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SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII)-- Amanda Thomas says that the victim's sister was told by police that Melissa Thompson was speeding when she hit and killed Kyle DeRiso, who was walking to get food for Amanda.

"Just thinking about everything that's happened, how to handle it and where I'm going to end up from here," said Thomas.

After Kyle DeRiso was hit by a car, Amanda Thomas his fiancée, walked to the scene of the crash and saw his body on the street.

She says she could she the damage done on the car from the impact of Kyle's body.

Who was going to Sonic to pick up a slushie for her, but he never got the chance to do it.

She'll never forget seeing the damage to the car.

"Cratered to the shape of his body, so that just goes to show how hard she hit him."

Amanda who is pregnant is expecting her baby to be born in November.

But her child will have to live without a father, who people say was one of the kindest people you could ever meet.

"He would do anything for his friends or family and he would always make sure that the people he talked to on a daily basis were okay," said Thomas.

Now the community is coming together to support Amanda.

On Tuesday, Texas Roadhouse in Sherman was giving back 10 percent of all food purchases to her.

Sherman Powersports gave her a check for an undisclosed amount of money and will also serve as a drop off center for donations which will be given to Amanda and her baby.

They will continue to collect items for as long as people continue to give.

"It's amazing to see the community come together to try to help me and the baby out," added Thomas.

Melissa Thompson's blood alcohol concentration has not been made available.

And the case is pending a review by a grand jury. She was arrested for intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle, where in Texas its a second degree felony with carries a possible punishment of 2 to 20 years in prison.

"I would just like her to know what she's done to so many people to not just me, but to his family and his children and the one that's on the way."

Sherman Police couldn't confirm how fast the the driver involved in the accident was traveling.

The investigation remains ongoing.