SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A 76-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after he allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in Sacramento on Wednesday.
Sacramento police say, just after 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Stockton Boulevard and Lawrence Drive. Officers found that two vehicles had been involved in a crash – and a pedestrian had been struck.READ MORE: Gold Artifacts Stolen In Sacramento History Museum Break-in
Medics rushed the pedestrian to the hospital, but he was later pronounced dead.
Investigators believe a sedan ran a red light at the intersection and struck a minivan. The sedan then went onto hit the pedestrian.READ MORE: 44 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 240,795 Acres
Officers identified the sedan driver as 76-year-old Edward Johnson. Police say he was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the crash.
After him and a passenger were treated for minor injuries at the hospital, Johnson was arrested and booked into Sacramento County Jail.
Johnson is now facing charges of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.MORE NEWS: Search Continues For Woman Missing Following Boating Accident
Authorities have not released the name or age of the pedestrian killed.