Police say a Florida man was drunk behind the wheel of a rental vehicle when he caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old girl who was shopping inside a Philadelphia fish market with her mother.
Investigators say 28-year-old Maximiliano Alejandro Drosi said he’d been distracted by his GPS when he ran a red light Sunday afternoon, crashing into a sport utility vehicle which then slammed into a store in the city’s Italian Market.
The SUV crashed through the front of the store, pinning the young girl against a wall. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 3-year-old boy was also injured in the crash, along with three adults, including the SUV driver.
Drosi, of Miami, Fla., is in custody. Officials say he’ll face vehicular homicide and other charges.