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By: Fox S.A. Staff
New Braunfels Police say they believe the man who hit and killed a woman Sunday evening had too much to drink.
They say Matthew Hickey, 28, swerved into oncoming traffic on Seguin Street in downtown New Braunfels and then hit two vehicles.
Petra Hernandez, 61, was riding in one of those vehicles. Firefighters had to cut her out of the pick-up. She was flown to University Hospital in San Antonio, but eventually died.
Two other people were hurt.
Police arrested Hickey on intoxication manslaughter charges.
Texas tops US in number of lost, stolen firearms
June 19, 2013 17:17 GMT
DALLAS (AP) -- Federal authorities say Texas has far and away the largest number of firearms in the U.S. reported as lost or stolen.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued a report this week showing there were 18,874 firearms lost or stolen in Texas in 2012. The figure amounts to 10 percent of the total national number. The next closest state was Georgia with 12,906. Following in order were Florida, 12,571; California, 10,639; and North Carolina, 9,320.
Rhode Island had the fewest missing in 2012 with 226 followed by North Dakota with 273.
The bureau publishes the report annually as part of an effort by the administration of President Barack Obama to reduce gun violence. It's meant to increase transparency while providing additional data for law enforcement to share.
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