Early morning June 9, a UCI student was killed in a car crash in Paramount, according to authorities.
Lakewood Station police responded to the scene of the fatal accident around 3:25 a.m. on Somerset Boulevard between Texaco Avenue and San Marino Street.
A passenger in the vehicle, 24, female, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. No other vehicle was involved. Investigators are still determining the cause of the crash.
Friends of the fatal victim said that the woman’s birthday was June 9 and her graduation from UC Irvine was going to be on June 10.
The male driver of the vehicle was transported to an area hospital and was booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter.