A man has been arrested in the death of two people on a motorcycle in a crash in Taylor on Sunday night, police said.
Dylan Wade Weise, 27, of Taylor was charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison, according to a police news release on Monday.
The Taylor residents who died at the scene were 66-year-old Nancy Becker and 63-year-old Mark Becker, police said. Officers received several 911 calls about the incident at 6:53 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Texas 95 and Chandler Road.
Police said the investigation showed that Weise was driving a 2015 Toyota sedan when he failed to yield the right of way by making a left turn in front of the 2008 Mototec motorcycle that Mark Becker was driving, police said. Nancy Becker was a passenger.
Police also found out that Weise was driving while intoxicated, the release said.
The city of Taylor has had four people die in traffic wrecks this year, police said.
This article originally appeared on Austin American-Statesman: Police: Man charged with intoxication manslaughter after 2 people die in Taylor crash