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Trial begins for dad accused of killing drunken driver who killed sons

The trial began Tuesday for a Southeast Texas father accused of killing a drunken driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road.

David Barajas was charged with murder in the shooting death of 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr.

Authorities say Barajas fatally shot Banda after the December 2012 accident near Alvin, about 30 miles southeast of Houston. The accident claimed the lives of 12-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb.

Read more: http://www.click2houston.com/news/trial-begins-tuesday-for-dad-accused-of-killing-drunk-driver-who-killed-sons/27609248

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