El Paso lawmaker makes tearful apology

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 4:57pm

An El Paso lawmaker charged with DWI made a tearful apology Monday on the floor of the House of Representatives in Austin. State Representative Naomi Gonzalez told her colleagues today that she is "deeply, deeply sorry" for her drunk driving arrest last week and that she was "grateful no one was seriously injured. The Democrat promised her colleagues that nothing like this would happen again.

Gonzalez allegedly crashed her car into another vehicle early Thursday morning in Austin. That car hit a bicyclist. Several people suffered minor injuries in the crash.

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