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Driver arrested after pedestrian fatally struck in Flagstaff

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Posted at 3:39 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-20 17:39:37-05

FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Police in Flagstaff say a driver is in custody after striking and killing a pedestrian on Sunday afternoon.

They say a pedestrian was hit in the area of South Lake Mary Road around 1 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene.

The name and age of the victim wasn't immediately released.

Police say the unidentified driver of the vehicle involved remained on scene and was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired.

They say the fatal crash remains under investigation.