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HARRIS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jaelyn Rene Chapman has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday DUI vehicle crash in Harris County, Texas.
“JaeRene” Chapman was killed in a wrong-way vehicle crash involving suspect DUI driver, 32-year-old Bobby James Brown Jr., on Wednesday.
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According to reports, the singer was traveling in a vehicle with three others on the Westpark Tollway in Houston, when the vehicle was struck head-on by an intoxicated wrong-way driver Wednesday. The other three passengers were transported to an area hospital with critical injuries.
Deputies say Brown was in surgery for his own injuries Thursday and faces three counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle and one count of intoxication manslaughter according to Fox26.
JaeRene has performed at Rockets games, and she most recently sang at the Black Votes Matter rally. She was a regular on urban radio stations throughout the Houston area.
Court records show the DWI Brown was arrested for another DWI a month ago, but that case was dismissed, because he had successfully completed a pre-trial intervention program.
Geo quick facts: Harris County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, located in the southeastern part of the state near Galveston Bay. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,092,459, making it the most populous county in Texas and the third most populous county in the United States – Wikipedia.