DUII leads to vehicular manslaughter charge


32-year old Jose Vite-Hernandez is facing a vehicular manslaughter charge after an accident Friday night killed his passenger. The Yreka office of the California Highway Patrol says the passenger was sitting in the backseat and was thrown from the vehicle. Troopers say the investigation determined Vite-Hernandez was under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested for DUII and causing injury to another.