Idaho: Helen Burgess’s fatal DUI crash wasn’t her first rodeo; two recent DUI convictions didn’t teach her a thing…now child is dead

Helen Burgess is charged with felony vehicular manslaughter and aggravated DUI.
Helen Burgess

Alvin Strauss killed, his sister injured

From Boise Weekly
A Star woman was arraigned Aug. 17 and ordered to be held on a $1 million bond in connection with a June 16 traffic crash that killed a 5-year-old boy.
Helen Burgess, 42, faces a felony charge of vehicular manslaughter and aggravated driving under the influence. It wasn’t Burgess’ first driving-related charges. In 2009, she admitted to DUI, and in 2011, she admitted to inattentive driving. In previous sentences ….MORE