Suspected Drunk Driver in Crash That Killed Boy in Anaheim ID'd

The boy's parents were critically hurt

Police on Sunday identified a suspected drunk driver in a three-vehicle crash that killed a 10-year-old boy in Anaheim.

Anaheim police said 41-year-old Gary S. Hunt of Orange was behind the wheel of a black pickup truck that rear-ended a silver Toyota Camry carrying a family of five Saturday just before midnight near Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue.

The Camry, carrying a mother, father and three children, was pushed by the truck into an intersection, where it was struck by another car, police said.

The boy who died was identified by the coroner as Rafael Ramirez of Anaheim. It was originally reported that the boy was 9.

Family, friends and strangers gathered in prayer Sunday night at the street corner where the crash took place.

"He was such a sweet boy, always smiling,” said Leslie Llerenas, a family friend.

The boy's mother, stephfather and two little sisters were all at home resting, Llerenas said. The family had just finished a late night dinner at Norms before the crash.

A Honda Civic that was also involved in the crash was carrying two people who suffered minor to moderate injuries, police said.

Hunt was booked on felony DUI and he may be facing additional charges, police said.

Willian Avila and Kate Larsen contributed to this report.

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