Coroner identifies 13-year-old killed on Route 60 in Hacienda Heights

Coroner’s officials on Monday identified the 13-year-old Santa Monica boy killed by a suspected drunken driver over the weekend.

The California Highway Patrol initially identified the child killed as a girl in its original press release.

An autopsy for Maximillion Infinity Petrakos is scheduled for today, according to Lt. Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Department of the Coroner.

Petrakos’ mother and 10-year-old brother also were injured in the crash, which happened 12:40 a.m. Sunday on the right shoulder of the 60 Freeway, just east of Seventh Avenue.

The 13-year-old boy and his mother were standing outside their disabled Toyota Corolla when a Honda Civic heading west on the freeway drifted toward the right shoulder and struck them and the Corolla.

CHP Officer Al Perez said Monday that the mother was in critical condition at a hospital.

Her 10-year-old son, who was sitting in the back of the car, suffered moderate injuries.

The Civic’s driver, 28-year-old Tina Silva of Hacienda Heights, was arrested and is scheduled for arraignment today at El Monte Superior Court

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