• Man awaiting trial on fatal DUI charges gets another DUI


    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A Volusia County man is accused of killing two teens in a DUI crash, but before his case made it to trial he was arrested again for more dangerous behavior while behind the wheel.
    This latest arrest comes on the two-year anniversary of the crash that killed the teenagers.
    Drivers said Louis Prinzo was out of control, and nearly hit a road sign and almost crashed into other cars.
    Alarmed drivers on Clyde Morris Boulevard called 911 when they spotted a pickup truck out of control.
    "There's this Ford F-150. He's just driving all over the median, everywhere, sliding, turning. I don't know if he's drunk or sick, I'm not sure," said one caller.
    Ormond Beach police said that Prinzo, who was in court Wednesday, was behind the wheel and driving under the influence of drugs.
    "He's going off the road again. I swear he's going to crash into that car. Oh, boy," said the caller.
    Prinzo is already awaiting trial for his alleged role in a fatal crash on I-95 two years ago that killed 19-year-old Lane Burnsed and 17-year-old Meredith Smith.  
    Last weekend, police showed up at Prinzo's family's home; they said he appeared off balance, his face was droopy and he had trouble speaking.
    Officers also said he had an empty syringe behind his ear. Prinzo claimed it was insulin, but his mother told officer he is not diabetic. On Wednesday his family defended him.
    "Why would he get in trouble again?" asked Eyewitness News reporter Blaine Tolison.
    "He, it was, it was not right the way they did it, so ..." said Prinzo's sister.
    "What's not right about it?" asked Tolison.
    "It was done wrongly, but I have not (no?) comment," said the sister.
    Troopers said Prinzo had a syringe in his car when he crashed on I-95 in 2012.
    Prinzo told officers this weekend that he was under a lot of stress because it was the two-year anniversary of the crash that killed two people.

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