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Victoria teen charged with two counts of criminally negligent homicide

By JR Ortega
March 12, 2012 at 6:05 p.m.
Updated March 11, 2012 at 10:12 p.m.


A 19-year-old Victoria man, involved in a two-vehicle wreck in July, was arrested Monday on two warrants charging criminally negligent homicide.

Logan Curtis was driving north on U.S. Highway 87 in a 2008 Ford F-150 when he struck the rear end of a 2006 Honda Accord near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 447, according to records.

The wreck killed Judy Sullivan, 65, of Yorktown, at the scene. Her husband, David Sullivan, 67, also of Yorktown, died days later in a hospital.

Criminal negligence means Curtis' standard of care was below the normal, including possibly taking his eyes off the road, said District Attorney Steve Tyler.

Criminal negligence is a state jail felony. It is punishable by six months to two years in state jail, Tyler said.

Curtis turned himself in to the sheriff's office. He later posted bail.

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