Dallas police say a woman faces charges in the death of a Dallas police officer who died after being hit during a crash on Spur 408 Tuesday night.
Officer Jacob Arellano was on his way to work after police said a wrong-way driver hit him near Keist Boulevard just before midnight. He died Wednesday morning of unspecified injuries from the crash.
Mayra Rebollar, 31, faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter in connection with the fatal crash according to the Dallas Police Department. Rebollar is still hospitalized and has not yet been arraigned.
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Assigned to the Northwest Patrol Division, Arellano joined the Dallas Police Department in June 2019. A memorial for Arellano is growing on his cruiser parked outside the department’s substation.
Arellano leaves behind a girlfriend, a young son, and three siblings, including a brother who is also a Dallas police officer.
Funeral arrangements for Arellano are pending.