A Utica man is facing DWI and Vehicular Manslaughter charges following a one-car accident in the Town of Bridgewater.

State Police say 28-year old Kevin Bennett lost control of his car on East Road, went off the road and struck a ditch.

The vehicle overturned and ejected his front seat passenger, 28-year old Ryan O'Dell of Bridgewater.

O'Dell was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bennett was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing.