Severe Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Winter Weather Alert Follow Us On Twitter #KCRGWX

Current Alerts

Current Alerts Click to learn more

X Close

Live Scoreboard

Total Yards:
Passing Yards:
Rushing Yards:

Total Yards:
Passing Yards:
Rushing Yards:

Game Highlights

Scoreboard refreshes every five minutes
Click Here for our Friday Night Lights live stream and game chat

Swipe left and right to view more scores

Scores refresh every five minutes. View more scores

Man Accused of Killing 3 People in Drunk Driving Crash Arrested for Public Intox

  • Video
  • Photo
Video player is loading
FORT DODGE, Iowa - The man accused of killing three Cedar Rapids residents in a drunken driving crash is in custody again.

According to online court records, 39-year-old Raul Salazar, Jr. was arrested by the Fort Dodge Police Department on Thursday. He was charged with public intoxication and driving while revoked.

The Benton County Sheriff's Office said Salazar was drunk the night of Aug. 10 when he was driving his GMC truck, ran a stop sign on 16th Avenue and his a Chevrolet Impala that was eastbound on Highway 30. The crash killed Valerie Schneiders, 22, Jason Bessert, 24 and Haley Bessert, 3, all of Cedar Rapids.

According to court records, after Salazar's arrest, a $500,000 bench warrant in addition to the $75,000 bond he previously posted was filed. The Benton County Attorney's Office also applied for a modification to the conditions of Salazar's release.

In the event he's released from jail, Salazar will be ordered to wear a GPS device, which will be monitored by the Department of Correctional Services.

Salazar faces three counts of vehicular homicide, drunken driving and preventing apprehension in the Benton County fatality.

Featured Videos