Twenty-seven-year-old Javier Davila of Alice man was in court on Tuesday morning.
Davila is accused of causing an accident that killed his girlfriend Amanda Rivas Salinas, 33, of Sandia on Monday at 3:10 a.m. on Farm-to-Market 665.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Nathan Brandley, Davila, Salinas and another man were traveling east on Farm-to-Market 665 in a 2000 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck when the vehicle went off the road.
Davila overcorrected, causing the vehicle to overturn multiple times north of Farm-to-Market 665 near County Road 75. Salinas, the rear passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Salinas was not wearing a seatbelt. According to DPS officials, Salinas was thought to be pregnant. However, the Corpus Christi Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed that Salinas was not pregnant.
Davila is charged with intoxication manslaughter.
As of Tuesday afternoon Davila remained in the Nueces County Jail with a $200,000 bond.
DPS troopers are still investigating the fatality.