By Walt Hunter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Sources tell CBS 3 that lab tests now indicate the blood alcohol level of an alleged drunk driver accused of killing Officer Brian Lorenzo early Sunday morning was more than two-and-a-half times the legal limit.

Sources indicate the accused drunk driver, John Leck Jr., had a blood alcohol level of .218. A reading of .08 is required for a driver to be considered legally intoxicated.

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Police claim Leck drove up the Cottman Avenue off-ramp the wrong way, heading southbound in the northbound lanes of I-95, before plowing head-on into the motorcycle operated by Officer Lorenzo, who was heading home from work.

The 23 year veteran and father of three was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Leck, who is charged with murder and homicide by vehicle DUI, remains hospitalized after being held without bail at a bedside arraignment.

There will be a viewing for Officer Lorenzo Thursday evening and tomorrow morning prior to the funeral Mass.

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