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One person has died after being hit by 'intoxicated driver' in Bryan, one person remains in the hospital

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Posted at 10:26 AM, Oct 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 13:11:21-04

BRYAN, Texas — Two people are in critical condition after they were hit by an SUV.

Bryan police said the pedestrians were hit by a Lincoln Navigator around 2 a.m. while trying to cross the street in the 4600 block of Texas Avenue, near some hotels between Hensel and Cooner Streets.

Both victims were taken to the hospital.

Police have identified one of the pedestrians as 20-year-old Pedro Lopez Jr. of Miami.

Authorities said Lopez was pronounced dead at the hospital and the other victim remains at the hospital.

Police said the driver, Jay Vance Griffin III, 42, of Bryan, was intoxicated. He’s charged with two counts of intoxication assault.

Griffin’s bond was set at $16,000.

This incident is still under investigation.