A Bacliff woman accused of killing a Galveston woman and her child in
a drunk-driving crash in Houston has pleaded guilty to intoxication
manslaughter, according to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
Rivas, 22, agreed to serve 18 years in prison over the February 2018
crash that killed Shayla Joseph, 36, and her 3-month-old son, Braylan.
The crash happened on an Interstate 45 feeder road near El Dorado Boulevard in Houston on Feb. 28, 2018.