A Beaumont woman has been indicted on a charge of intoxication manslaughter. This past June,
26-year old Susana Ortiz was driving on the service road in the 2100 block of Eastex Freeway
when she lost control of her car and struck a tree. A passenger in her car, 26-year old Carlos
Delatorre, was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital where he died. Ortiz’s blood alcohol
content was .24 at the time of the wreck.