Drunken driver sentenced to 51 years to life in car accident that killed LA Angels pitcher

A construction worker who was driving drunk who was responsible for the car accident death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two other people has been sentenced to 51 years to life in prison.

Gallo was convicted of second-degree murder, hit-and-run driving, driving under the influence of alcohol and causing great bodily harm.

Andrew Gallo, 24, had a blood-alcohol content of three times the legal limit when he ran a red light and T-boned the car carrying Adenhart and his three friends. Also killed in the car accident were Courtney Stewart, 20, Henry and Pearson, 25. Jon Wilhite, was severely injured in the accident.

Gallo was on probation for felony drunken driving when he caused this car accident.

Every year, approximately 500,000 people are injured and nearly 18,000 people killed in drunk driving car accidents.

In Washington State nearly 45% of all fatal car accidents were alcohol related.

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