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Youngster hit and killed by drunken driver

by: Fullerton PD
Posted: February 19, 2018

FULLERTON...On Saturday afternoon, February 17, 2018 a 6-year-old girl was struck and killed by a drunken driver with a measured blood alcohol of 0.23 which is way over the legal limit of 0.08.

Maximino Delgado, 52, of Anaheim was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving, felony vehicular manslaughter and driving with a suspended license at 2:15 p.m. in the 1400 of Lombard Street near Gage Avenue'

Delgado was driving east of Gage in a 1990 Toyota 4Runner when he tried to make a left turn unto Lombard, loosing control of the vehicle and hitting the youngster who was playing on the sidewalk.

Delgado continued driving on the sidewalk until he reentered the roadway where he hit a parked vehicle. Delgado remained at the scene until police came. He cooperated with police.

The youngster was foound lying on the sidewalk with major injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital where doctors pronounced her death.

Delgado meanwhile was arrested and taken to Fullerton jail with bail set at $2 million. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call the Fullerton Police Traffic Bureau at 714-738-5313. Photo:FullertonPD

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