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Fatal accident shuts down Bay Bridge

A truck slammed into a Bay Bridge toll booth in Saturday, killing the woman working inside and shutting down traffic across the bridge.

BAY BRIDGE, Calif. (WTHR) - A truck slammed into a Bay Bridge toll booth in Saturday, killing the worker inside and shutting down traffic across the bridge.

Around 5:00 a.m. Saturday vehicles were lined up to go through a toll checkpoint when a large box truck crashed and caused a chain reaction.

According to NBC Bay Area, the truck driver was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter after ramming into a Bay Bridge toll booth and killing the 46-year-old Catrans employee, the California Highway Patrol said.

The box truck then hit a toll booth. The attendant inside, identified as Si Si Han, a 10-year Caltrans employee, was killed. The driver, 32-year-old Daniel Berk, was ejected from the truck and landed on the road, sustaining major injuries.

Han is survived by her husband and 10-year-old daughter.

Police had to close the bridge most of the day.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.