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Royce Robison

Driver killed in Friday night car crash, Kyle man arrested for intoxication manslaughter

Monday, December 5, 2022

A Kyle man was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after he ran a stop sign and collided with a car in San Marcos, killing the driver. 

Royce Robison, 23, was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter after emergency crews responded to a major traffic collision at the 3000 block of State Highway 123 at approximately 8:06 p.m. on Friday. 

The San Marcos police and fire departments, along with San Marcos Hays County EMS, responded to the collision. Officials said a preliminary investigation determined a blue pickup driven by Robison was on Clovis Barker Drive when it ran a stop sign and collided with a red Chevrolet traveling on SH 123 that was attempting to turn into an apartment complex. 

The driver of the red Chevrolet— who was not immediately identified— was transported to CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - San Marcos, where they died from injuries sustained from the collision. 

Justice of the Peace Maggie Moreno responded and ordered an autopsy to be performed, officials said. 

Robison was arrested and transported to the Hays County Jail after medical clearance. He was charged with intoxication manslaughter, and was released on Saturday on a $35,000 surety bond. 

Officials said the pickup’s passenger, who was identified as Connor James Duran, 24, of New Braunfels, was transported to the Hays County Jail and charged with public intoxication. Duran was released without bail. 

San Marcos Record

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