A 22-year-old man was charged with three counts of murder and drunken driving in a traffic that killed a Los Angeles Angels pitcher and two others, reported ESPN.
Andrew Thomas Gallo, 22, could face from 55 years to life if convicted, said Tony Rackauckas the Orange County District Attorney.
Nick Adenhart, a 22-year-old Angels pitcher, was traveling in car with three other people when it was struck by a drunken driver. Adenhart died later in the hospital, while Henry Pearson, 25, and Jon Wilhite, 24, died at the scene. Both were of Manhattan Beach. The other passenger, Jon Wilhite, is in critical but stable condition.
ESPN said that Gallo's blood alcohol was more than three times the legal limit. They also reported that Gallo had been charged with drunken driving in the past.