ALHAMBRA, Calif. --
A suspected drunk driver slammed into a Caltrans construction area in Alhambra early Thursday morning, killing a passenger.The California Highway Patrol said a Mercedes-Benz veered into a coned-off area and hit some construction equipment on the westbound 10 Freeway near Fremont Avenue just before 1 a.m.
A female passenger in her early 20s was killed. The driver and four other passengers were injured but are expected to survive. A Caltrans worker was also hurt but not seriously.
The driver of the Mercedes, a 47-year-old man, is facing DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.