By CBSLA Staff

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A suspected drunk driver has been arrested in connection to a fatal traffic collision Sunday morning.

Authorities said two people were killed in a crash in South Los Angeles that spurred the closure of the 110 Freeway temporarily.

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The crash unfolded on the southbound thoroughfare near Slauson Avenue and caused the deaths of a 43-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman in a 2014 Hyundai Elantra after being broadsided by a 2017 Buick Regal.

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They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The Buick’s driver was later identified as 30-year-old Wamervee Walton, arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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The California Highway Patrol’s Central Los Angeles Area office urged anyone with information regarding the crash to contact them at 213-744-2331.