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Suspected DUI Driver Crashed Into Taco Stand, Killing One

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A suspected DUI driver crashed into a taco stand Sunday night, killing one and injuring several others. At about 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, a woman crashed her car into a taco stand in the 300 block South Clarence St. in Boyle Heights before crashing into several parked cars, the L.A. Times reports. One man died at the scene while three unidentified people were taken to the hospital. Two of them were in critical condition, while one suffered a minor injury. Six other people were also at the scene at the time of the crash, but decided not to go to the hospital.

The person who was killed has been described as a man in his 50s. He was a customer at the taco stand, City News Service reports.

A bystander at the scene told NBC 4 that he tried to help the man, who was trapped under the woman's Nissan Altima, but there was nothing that could be done.

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The 34-year-old driver, whose name has not been released, has been arrested on charges of felony vehicular manslaughter, ABC 7 reports.