Christopher Hooper Killed in Accident at Coit Rd in Richardson, TX

September 5, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Christopher Hooper
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Coit Rd, Richardson, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
BMW X3, Jeep Cherokee
Coit Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

BMW X3 and Jeep Cherokee were involved in a crash

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a person at Coit Rd in Richardson, TX on September 5th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 9:39 p.m. According to investigators, a BMW X3 operated by a 31-year-old Dallas woman was traveling northbound on Coit Rd as a Jeep Cherokee operated by 52-year-old Christopher Hooper was pulling out of a parking lot ahead. The two vehicles collided, causing fatal injuries to Hooper and serious injuries to the Dallas woman. Officials say witnesses informed them the BMW was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the crash and expressed suspicion the woman was under the influence at the time of the collision. A charge for Intoxication Manslaughter was recommended and/or issued.

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