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Allegedly Drunk Motorist Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter In Burbank Crash

BURBANK ( — Authorities arrested an allegedly drunk driver Sunday for causing a fatal accident in Burbank early Sunday morning.

The driver, in a dark-colored sports utility vehicle, slammed into a white Lexus sedan at a Burbank traffic signal near the Disney Studios, in front of Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center, said officials.

The victim -- who was driving the Lexus -- was identified as 33-year-old Roman Ramos Rubio of Burbank.

The crash was reported just before 5:40 a.m., said officials.

Neither driver had a passenger.

The collision also caused damage to a fire hydrant, said authorities.

The driver of the dark-colored SUV, a 29-year-old Burbank man, was not injured.


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