Police say driver in deadly Auburn taxi crash was drinking

AUBURN -- Police say the driver involved in the crash that killed a taxi driver in Auburn had been drinking.

Floyd Duane Gonzales, 29, was being held in King County Jail on $1 million bail. He is being investigated for vehicular homicide and felony hit-and-run.

"We believe he had sufficient alcohol for impairment," said Auburn police Cmdr. Mike Hirman.

Brian Love, 56, was killed when a white SUV ran a red light and barreled into his cab early last Friday morning.  He was just getting off his shift.

Police say Gonzalez took off running and was caught a block away.