ORLANDO, Fla. - A state corrections officer is dead after authorities say he was struck by a drunken driver while riding his motorcycle home from work.
The Florida Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Jason Clay Russo was on his 2003 Honda motorcycle Friday morning when a 1996 Lexus crossed into his path and collided with the motorcycle.
Sgt. Kim Montes says Russo worked at the Central Florida Reception Center and was still in his uniform when he was thrown from the motorcycle and killed.
The driver of the Honda, 28-year-old Okevin Moradian has been charged with DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and refusal to submit to a DUI test.