Oregon State Police

A Seaside man was arrested Monday for manslaughter following a crash that left a baby dead.

Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle crash at about 6 p.m. on Ecola State Park Road.

Police say a Mazda MZ3 driven by Rony Tomas-Garcia, 23, of Seaside, was heading southbound when it veered off the road, struck a tree and came to rest on its top.

A 3 1/2-month-old baby girl died in the crash. A passenger, Esperanza Martin-Ramirez, 20, of Roseburg, was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria before being transferred to Oregon Health & Science University Hospital in Portland.

Tomas-Garcia was taken to Columbia Memorial for medical treatment and was released.

He was arrested for manslaughter, assault, reckless driving and driving under the influence of intoxicants.

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