1 charged with vehicular homicide in Tuscaloosa

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa police say a one-car accident left one person dead and another behind bars Sunday afternoon.

Tuscaloosa Police Department spokesman Sgt. Dale Phillips says the accident happened around 1 p.m. on the north end of the Hugh Thomas Bridge.

Phillips says the car was traveling northbound, lost control, hit a guardrail, came across the roadway and hit a concrete median.

The passenger, 47-year-old Lisandra Estrada Gonzalez, was killed in crash. The driver, 26-year-old Diego Francisco Diego,  was intoxicated, Phillips says.

Diego was charged with vehicular homicide and taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail to be held on $10,000 bond.

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