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CHICAGO — Drag performer GiGi Mayonaé died this past weekend following a serious car accident with a drunk driver. CWBChicago reported on Saturday that Mayonaé’s car was hit head on while she was driving down Halsted in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood early Thursday morning. The website reported that the other driver, Gerrick Birt, 29, was charged Friday with felony DUI causing an accident with bodily harm, two counts of misdemeanor DUI and traffic violations, including failure to have insurance. He reportedly had a blood alcohol level of .253, almost three times the legal limit. CWBChicago and Chicago.GoPride both reported that as of Saturday, Mayonaé was still posting on social media, saying she would be having surgery for her pelvis, which was fractured in the accident.