By CBS13 Staff

MODESTO (CBS13) — Officers are investigating a deadly DUI crash in Modesto on Thursday morning that killed one person.

Modesto police say two vehicles — a truck and a car — were involved in a violent crash around 2:30 a.m. Modesto police tell CBS13 the car was speeding northbound on Oakdale Road, just north of Scenic Drive, when the driver lost control and crossed into the southbound lanes, hitting a truck.

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One passenger in the sedan, a female, died at the scene. The driver, a male, was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of the truck suffered minor injures, say Modesto police.

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No other passengers were in the vehicles.

Based on their preliminary investigation, police believe the driver of the car was driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. He will be arrested and booked into jail after he is released from the hospital. He faces charges of homicide, DUI, and vehicular homicide.

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The crash slowed traffic through the area.