PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A pedestrian who was crossing Roosevelt Boulevard was struck and killed by a driver suspected of driving under the influence in Northeast Philadelphia.
It happened around 7:45 p.m. Saturday night in the southbound lanes of the Boulevard at Faunce Street in the city’s Lexington Park section.
Police say a 2010 Kia Soul was travelling through the intersection when the driver struck a 73-year-old man who was crossing against the light.
The driver stopped and called 911.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 40-year-old motorist, who’d stayed at the scene of the accident, was arrested for driving under the influence.