OAKLAND, Calif. -- A 20-year-old Livermore man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence for a crash early this morning that killed a passenger in his car on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Travis Maresca was arrested following the crash reported around 3:20 a.m. on eastbound Highway 580 near High Street, CHP officials said.
Officers responded and found a 2009 Toyota Scion that had struck a pole and came to rest blocking the MacArthur Boulevard/High Street on-ramp to eastbound Highway 580, according to the CHP.
The female passenger, whose name is not yet being released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Maresca was arrested and taken to Santa Rita Jail to be booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, CHP officials said.