Suspected DUI driver arrested for Fullerton crash that killed passenger

FULLERTON, Calif.

Authorities with the Fullerton Police Department said the crash happened Sunday morning at Malvern and Woods avenues.

Police said Justin Drake was speeding in a 2006 Mazda when he lost control at a curve in the road and struck a tree and a retaining wall.

His female passenger, whose name was not immediately released, was critically injured and transported to a hospital trauma center where she was later pronounced dead.

Drake was being treated at a hospital for injuries.

Drake is being held on charges of felony DUI and will be transferred to the Orange County Jail after he is medically cleared.

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