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PD: Witnesses detain driver who hit, killed man walking on sidewalk

Posted at 8:09 AM, Jan 19, 2018

Witnesses helped detain an 18-year-old driver after a deadly crash involving a pedestrian overnight in Phoenix. 

According to Phoenix police, officers were called to the area of 16th Avenue and Osborn Road around 11:10 p.m. Thursday. 

Bystanders had a man detained at the scene who they say was acting disoriented. 

Investigators determined the driver, later identified as 18-year-old Keten Burke Crawford, drove onto the north sidewalk and hit a 49-year-old man who was walking with a 35-year-old man. 

The 49-year-old victim died at the hospital. The other pedestrian was not injured. 

Crawford was processed for DUI and booked into jail on counts of manslaughter and aggravated assault.