Lubbock man, 76, arrested for manslaughter with poisoning
On Thursday, June 10, a 76-year-old man from Lubbock was arrested in an accident he had been involved in a few months earlier.
KAMC News reports that on March 11, Paul Anthony Pinkston was driving his 2003 Dodge Dakota pickup truck along US Highway 62/82 near Quail Road in Hockley County. Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety indicate that Pinkston was driving southwest in the northeast lanes of the freeway.
While driving in the northeast lanes, Pinkston collided with a motorcycle driven by Case Dwain Clark, 22, of Lubbock. Clark was pronounced dead at the scene and Pinkston was rushed by EMS to the University Medical Center with serious injuries. It all happened a little before 9 p.m. that day.
Pinkston was not charged with manslaughter with poisoning until Friday, June 4. Since June 11, Pinkston has remained in the Lubbock County Detention Center on $ 500,000 bond.
It is reported, however, that the case against Pinkston has been filed in Hockley County. Court records indicate that Pinkston hired a lawyer and also requested a bail reduction hearing. The request for a bail hearing was still pending at the time of writing.