Lubbock Teen Charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/29/03

Lubbock Teen Charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter

A Lubbock teenager is charged with intoxicated manslaughter, in the death of Timothy Baggett. A grand jury indicted 18-year-old Gary McMennamy late Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened June 9th at the intersection of Brownfield and Upland. Police say McMennamy failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming truck. 18-year-old Baggett, a passenger in McMennamy's car, died at the scene.

Police removed ten open beer cans and one unopened can from McMennamy's car. McMennamy's blood alcohol level was .148. The legal limit is .08.

If convicted, McMennamy faces anywhere from two to twenty years in prison.

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