BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Long Island man has been arrested on a drunken-driving charge after a one-car crash that killed his passenger.

The accident happened just before 6 a.m. Saturday in Shirley.

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Suffolk County police say 27-year-old Oscar Rivera was driving southbound on Grand Boulevard when he lost control of the car and hit a tree.

Rivera’s passenger, 29-year-old David Gonzalez, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead.

Rivera, of Shirley, is being treated for serious injuries at the same hospital.

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Police arrested Rivera on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

No information for an attorney for Rivera was immediately available.

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