Roseville police: Driver faces murder, DUI charges after solo crash kills his passenger

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Roseville police say the driver who crashed on Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard was arrested on suspicion of murder and driving under the influence.

Anthony Irace’s passenger died after he drove over a raised center median and struck a tree, causing his car to flip over Sunday, according to police.

Police say investigators later learned the 28-year-old driver was allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the crash.

He was hospitalized but has since been medically cleared and booked into the South Placer Jail. He also faces charges for parole violations.

Original story below:

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Roseville police say a car crash on Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard near Jonquil Drive and Horncastle Avenue left one person dead Sunday afternoon.

The solo-vehicle crash happened around 3 p.m. on Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard.

The car was driving northbound on Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard when the car veered into the middle of the road and struck a tree.

Police say two people were taken to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries and the other with critical injuries.

The person with life-threatening injuries later died at the hospital.

Both directions of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard from Jonquil Drive to Horncastle Avenue will be closed for the next several hours.

Police say to avoid the area and use alternate routes.

The crash is still being investigated.

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