Anaheim, California – A man walking on the sidewalk was struck and fatally wounded by a drunk driver late Saturday night.
Authorities arrested Stefanie Lyn Beiser, 47 of La Mirada under suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and causing bodily injury and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
At 11:04 pm, the victim, a 54-year-old Fresno resident, was walking south on a sidewalk on the east side of Disneyland Dr. when he Beiser’s vehicle struck him.
Beiser was driving a 2007 PT Cruiser when it jumped the curb from Katella Ave. and hit a tree, a pole and an electrical box all before striking the victim.
The man’s identity is being withheld pending notification of his relatives. Emergency responders transported him to the UC Irvine Medical Center. His injuries were so severe he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Anaheim police booked Beiser with a $100,000 bail at the Anaheim Detention Facility.
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