Omar Jaramillo victim of suspected drunk driver

Friends and family are mourning the senseless loss of Omar Jaramillo, victim of a suspected drunk driver.  Mr. Jaramillo was killed when his red Corvette was struck on the driver’s side by a Chevy Trailblazer SUV driven by Craig Welch.  The wreck happened at around 12:15 a.m. Sunday morning at the intersection of FM 1960 and West Lake Houston Parkway.  Mr. Jaramillo’s mother Irene was a passenger in the Corvette; she was injured and was transported to hospital. Deputies took 23-year old Craig Welch into custody and is facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter; Welch’s bond was set at $30,000 and Harris County public records indicate he is not presently in custody.

Omar Jaramillo’s Facebook page shows a young man with many friends and a passion for cars. KHOU’s story is here.

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