Hewitt man on trial for 2011 accident that killed toddler

McLennan County Jail
POSTED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:35pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:28pm

A Hewitt man is on trial this week for an October 2011 car crash that left a 2-year-old dead.

David Michael Martin, of Hewitt, is charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Police say Martin's pickup truck hit another vehicle at the intersection of Bagby and Corporation Parkway on October 15, 2011. The impact caused the vehicles to burst into flames. Through their investigation, Waco police discovered Martin had a blood alcohol level two times the legal limit at the time of the crash.

2-year-old Ivyana Shepard was pronounced dead at the hospital.


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