Highlander driver charged with murder for crash that killed City of Sugar Land employee

SUGAR LAND, Texas — A suspect involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a City of Sugar Land employee has been charged with murder by the Sugar Land Police Department. Joseph Aponte, 56, was killed on U.S. Highway 90A at Gillingham Lane when a red light was run by 40-year-old Overeth Riascos Barahona, who was driving a Toyota Highlander. Barahona, who has a lengthy criminal history, was released from the hospital Saturday …

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