28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in deadly Anaheim crash

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (KNX) – One man is dead following a crash in Anaheim early Sunday morning.

The crash took place before 2 a.m. at the intersection of West Ball Road and South Magnolia Avenue, Sgt. Shane Carringer with the Anaheim Police Department told City News Service.

Officials said the driver of a Nissan Murano was traveling west on Ball Road, when he failed to stop at a red light at the Magnolia Avenue intersection and struck a Honda Accord with four men inside. It was then one of the cars hit another car - a Toyota Camry - that was stopped at the red light.

Authorities said one of the passengers in one of the cars did have to be freed by firefighters, but it’s unclear which car that passenger was in.

One of the passengers in the Honda Accord died on the scene. His identity has not yet been released; however, officials said it was a 49-year-old man. The three other passengers in that car were taken to the hospital for injuries, Carringer told KNX 1070.

The passengers in the Toyota Camry were not injured, authorities said.

The driver of the Nissan Murano, identified as 28-year-old Arturo Ramirez Gomez, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, Carringer told KNX 1070.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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