ORANGE, Texas — The driver who hit a Little Cypress firefighter head-on Saturday night had previous charges for driving under the influence, according to a crash report obtained by 12News.
A background check showed that the two previous DWIs were in Angelina County in 1993 and Jasper County in 2011.
The driver, Kenneth Frank Bartlett Jr., was arrested after he hit a Little Cypress Fire Department SUV in his silver Chevrolet pickup truck, according to Orange Police. The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 on Highway 87 in Orange near West Bluff Road.
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