21-Year-Old Driver Arrested for Suspected DUI Following Deadly Crash in Folsom

FOLSOM -- The Folsom Police Department is at the scene of a fatal crash in Folsom on East Bidwell Street near College Parkway.

The single-car crash happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Alexis Little, 21

Alexis Little, 21 (Credit: Folsom Police Department)

The Folsom Police Department said a 21-year-old woman behind the wheel of the Subaru Forester was transported with moderate injuries and is under arrest for suspected DUI. She was later identified as Alexis Little, of Citrus Heights.

A 28-year-old male passenger, who was riding in the front passenger seat, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were three passengers in the back who were transported with moderate injuries. Their ages range from early 20s to late 20s.

Investigators said one of the passengers said the group had been out together for the evening and part of the early morning.

The passenger told authorities that he remembered Little going fast and asking her to slow down. A witness also saw the car speeding before the crash.

He said the next thing he knew, Little collided with a pole of some kind.

The car flipped and landed on its roof, according to the police department.

All lanes on East Bidwell near Oak Avenue Parkway were closed for several hours for the investigation.

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