Driver in fatal crash charged with DUI

This is what was left of a car that crash on Mineral Spring Avenue in North Providence on June 19, 2014. (Photo: Sean Daly/WPRI 12)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The driver in a violent crash in North Providence that resulted in the death of one of his passengers is now facing a slew of charges, including driving under the influence.

According to North Providence Police Captain Dan Cennamo, Daniel Gautreau, of Providence, was arraigned Thursday night.

Dominic Guziejka
Dominic Guziejka, 21, was killed in a single-car crash on Mineral Spring Avenue in North Providence.

The single-car crash, which occurred at about 1 a.m. Thursday on Mineral Spring Avenue, left the car split in two pieces.

The passenger in the backseat, Dominic Guziejka, 21, was killed as a result.

Gautreau and a second passenger were taken to Rhode Island Hospital in serious condition, police said.

After being released from the hospital, Gautreau was arraigned on charges of DUI, causing death; DUI, causing injury; driving to endanger, death resulting; driving to endanger, causing bodily injury; and reckless driving.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone that witnessed the crash is asked to contact Capt. Cennamo at (401) 233-1433 ext. 105.

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