By Cecilio Padilla

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Authorities have identified the wrong-way driver killed in a suspected DUI crash in Citrus Heights over the weekend.

Saturday morning, officers responded to a car that crashed into a pole near Auburn and Van Buren boulevards. Three people were inside the car; the driver was pronounced dead at the scene, Citrus Heights police said, while the two passengers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Officers believe the driver was going down the wrong side of Auburn Boulevard just before crashing.

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On Tuesday, the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver as 48-year-old Earl Allen.

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Investigators have said intoxication looked to be a factor in the crash.