Crime

The trial continues for a woman accused of intoxication manslaughter

26-year-old Morgan Engman

EL PASO, Texas - The trial of a woman accused of a fatal crash that killed a man continues Thursday. 

Phylicia Pierson is on trial for intoxicated manslaughter and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for the Jan. 2017 crash. 

Police said Pierson was driving on I-10 west near Lomaland when she hit a vehicle driven by Morgan Engman, 26, who later died at a hospital. 

On Wednesday, an officer who responded to the crash said she found beer cans and marijuana in Pierson's car. 

Pierson allegedly admitted to having two drinks at a bar before driving home, police said. 

  

 

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