DALLAS, TX – Dallas police made an arrest following a deadly pedestrian accident that occurred over the weekend, reports NBC DFW.
The incident happened Saturday morning in the 300 block of West Davis Street near the Bishop Arts District. Investigators said a man was crossing the road shortly before 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Nissan Titan pickup truck that was headed west in the center turn-only lane. The pedestrian, whose name was not released, sustained fatal injuries.
The driver of the pickup was arrested at the scene and charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Dallas police said it was the city’s 53rd pedestrian fatality so far this year.
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