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19-Year-Old Tello Hernandez Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charge Following Fatal Crash 

FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Frisco Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead and put Tello Hernandez, 19, in jail.

ello Hernandez of Frisco
ello Hernandez, 19, of Frisco (credit: Frisco Police Department)

It happened around 7:30 a.m.on Sunday, October 24, 2021, just east of the intersection of US 380 and Coit Road.

Based on the initial investigation, Hernandez was driving a grey Toyota 4Runner traveling east on US 380 when he struck a light pole in the median. As a result of the crash, a passenger in the Toyota was ejected from the vehicle. The passenger, identified as 21-year-old Erick Gonzalez of Frisco, was transported to a local area hospital by Frisco Fire Department, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Hernandez was arrested for intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony.

There were no other vehicles involved in the crash and no other passengers.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this crash is requested to contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292.6010. They can also send an anonymous tip by texting FRISCOPD and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by downloading the Frisco PD app available on Android and iOS devices.

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