A Lubbock man stands indicted for manslaughter, following the November car accident that killed 62-year-old Billy Spence.
Investigators say 35-year-old Marcelo Perez Junior crashed into Spence's sedan after he ran a stop light at Martin Luther King Blvd. and Parkway Dr. on November 11, 2008.
Tuesday, a Lubbock County Grand Jury indicted Perez for manslaughter. NewsChannel 11 has also learned that Perez is indicted for failure to stop and render aid, following a hit and run car accident at the same intersection on October 26, 2008.
We also looked into Perez's past, and discovered in 2006 authorities cited him for running a stop sign.
Accused Red Light Runner Cited On Similar Charge In 2006
Police say Marcelo Perez disregarded a red light at MLK & Parkway Tuesday afternoon, and collided with Billy Spence, 62. Spence was pronounced dead at University Medical Center.
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Lubbock Police say they believe one of the drivers ran a red light at the intersection of Parkway and MLK, but they're still trying to figure out who.