TOPEKA – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred right after 3 a.m. early Saturday morning.
It happened at the Southeast 29th Street and Southeast Adams in Topeka.
When the officers arrived on scene, they discovered that a vehicle left the roadway and hit a sign.
The vehicle was driven by Cesar Robert Carreto Orozco.
The 37-year-old passenger died at the scene. His name is Erasmo C. Ramirez Soto.
Authorities arrested Orozco and he is facing the following criminal charges: involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence, driving under the influence and failure to maintain a lane.
This is a developing story and it will be updated when new information is available.