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Clayton: 1 Dead in Suspected DUI Crash

by ECT

The Clayton Police Department is reporting that one person is dead and another was arrested under the suspicion of driving under the influence in a fatal Tuesday morning crash.

According to police, at approximately 9:36 am they responded to a report of a vehicle accident in the 5400 block of Clayton Road in the city of Clayton. Upon arrival, officers located a solo vehicle that had crashed into an unoccupied, parked work truck. The truck belonged to a private utility company.

The female driver, 26 of Pittsburg, of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with minor injuries and the male passenger, 24 of Oakland, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The female driver was determined to be under the influence of alcohol, and was booked into county jail after being released from the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.

No other information was released.

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