TEMPLE (November 9, 2012)--John Jarrett Colton Carter, 26, of Gatesville, who died after the car he was driving slammed into a pickup truck on Oct. 16 at an intersection in Temple, had a blood alcohol level of 0.188 at the time of the crash, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08, police said Friday.
Four other people were injured in the late-night crash at the intersection of Airport Road and Research Parkway
Carter and a woman whose name was not released were northbound on Research at a high rate of speed when Carter ran the stop sign at the intersection and his car collided with the pickup in which two men and a woman were headed west on Airport, police said.
Several of the victims were ejected from the vehicles, police said.
Carter and the other four people were taken to Scott & White Hospital where Carter died.
The two men in the pickup suffered serious injuries and the woman suffered life-threatening injuries, police said.
The woman who was riding in the passenger car with Carter was also seriously injured.