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Woman killed in suspected drunk driving accident in Campo

CAMPO, CA – A woman was killed in a suspected drunk driving accident in Campo early this morning, according to NBC 7 San Diego.

Authorities say a 35-year-old man was driving a 2004 Toyota Scion XA on Buckman Springs Road when the vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a mailbox around 3:35 a.m. After the initial collision, he steered away from the mailbox, hitting a tree near the road’s west shoulder. The vehicle then overturned.

He and a 26-year-old woman in the front passenger seat were both thrown from the Toyota. The woman was declared dead at the scene while the man was hospitalized with major injuries.

After he is treated, the man will be arrested for a suspected felony DUI and manslaughter.

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