Driver arrested in crash that killed 1, injured nine at Boyle Heights taco stand

Police have arrested a 34-year-old woman who they say drove her car into a Boyle Heights taco stand Sunday night, killing one man and injuring nine other people.

Maribel Rosas, 34, was booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter early Monday, hours after a vehicle barreled into the crowded taco stand at 376 S. Clarence St. at about 9:20 p.m. Sunday.

One man was killed in the crash and two other people were critically injured. Six other people suffered minor injuries, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.

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A preliminary police investigation indicated Rosas was intoxicated and fell asleep before her car turned off the road and into customers and the food stand, according to KCBS.

Jail records show Rosas is being held without bail. Before Sunday’s crash, Rosas had no citations, accidents or tickets on her driving record in the last three years, according to the DMV.

The identity of the man who was killed was not immediately available.

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