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Wrong-Way Driver Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Vacaville Fatal Crash

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    Wrong-Way Driver Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Vacaville Fatal Crash

    A wrong-way driver on Interstate Highway 80 was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a fatal collision early Saturday in Vacaville, authorities said.

    The crash was reported at 1:28 a.m. on eastbound I-80, near the Vacaville Premium Outlets and the junction of Interstate Highway 505, California Highway Patrol Officer Miguel Camarena said.

    The man driving the wrong way and the driver of the other car were both taken to a hospital. But the person in the other car, whose name was not released, died from injuries suffered in the crash, Camarena said.

    There were no passengers in either car, and no other injuries were reported.

    Authorities said alcohol played a factor in the crash, and arrested the wrong-way driver of suspicion of driving under the influence.

    His name was not released.

    Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information is asked to call the CHP at (510)318-1162.

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