Man charged with DUI death


The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that a 37-year-old man was charged with the DUI death of a woman who was walking to her job at the Disney lot in Burbank. The suspect, Stergios Antonios Economos, faces one count each of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence of a drug causing injury.

The case includes an allegation that Economos inflicted great bodily injury on two victims. Economos allegedly ran a red light, running over victim Michelle Anne Landes at a crosswalk near Alameda Avenue and Lincoln Street, then he crashed into a car.

If convicted, he faces a possible maximum sentence of more than 11 years in state prison.

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