FORT WORTH, Texas - A 23-year-old woman was set to get married this month. Now, her family is making plans to bury her.Michelle Guevara and her 16-year-old cousin were struck by a man police say may have been driving drunk over the Labor Day weekend.
She was taken off life support on Sunday.The man arrested for causing the crash is now charged with intoxication manslaughter.Parents Carol and Nicolas Guevara say Michelle could hardly contain her excitement about her Sept.
17 wedding."She had a countdown, and every morning she would make everybody aware," Carol said. "And that morning, she said ‘12 days.’ Everything was ready.
Everything was paid for." Michelle had everything ready except for her shoes. Around 4 p.m. on Sept. 5, the bride-to-be decided to make an impromptu shopping trip with her 16-year-old cousin, Anubis Acosta.The two were just five blocks from home on Mansfield Highway when Fort Worth police say a white pickup truck smashed into their car.Investigators say Michelle had a green arrow and was turning left onto Wichita Street when the driver of the white pickup truck, 29-year-old Juan Manuel Lopez, ran the red light on Mansfield Highway and collided into Guevara’s car.Police say Lopez was going 66 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone.After suffering a broken neck and injuries to her brain and spinal cord, Michelle was on life support until she died on Sunday."We’re suffering," Nicolas said.