Avary, 42, was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence after a passenger in his car died on Sunday.
Captain Monica McGrath of the Ventura County Sheriff's Department said Avary was released on $50,000 bail.
Avary's passenger Andreas Zedini, 34, died of his injuries at a local hospital. His wife, Gretchen, 40, was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being ejected from the car. Her condition is unknown.
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