Santiago Ramirez Perez Killed in Accident at West Hope Rd in Longview, TX

February 24, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Santiago Ramirez Perez
Type of Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

West Hope Drive, Longview, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Longview Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
West Hope Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pedestrian was struck by a vehicle operated by an alleged intoxicated driver

What Happened

Longview Police are investigating a collision that killed one person at West Hope Rd in Longview, TX on February 26th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:52 p.m. According to investigators, a vehicle headed westbound is said to have veered from the road before striking a pedestrian and a vehicle nearby. The pedestrian,  identified as 69-year-old Santiago Ramirez Perez, was reportedly performing maintenance underneath the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Authorities allege the driver of the suspect vehicle was 46-year-old Lantz Darensbourg. Police further allege Darensbourg was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision and reports say he was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge. Additional information was not available.

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