Driver arrested on DUI-related charges after deadly pedestrian crash in Scottsdale

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Posted at 7:04 AM, May 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 00:23:16-04

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Scottsdale police say a pedestrian was hit and killed, and a driver was arrested for DUI-related charges early Saturday morning.

The crash occurred as a pedestrian, identified as 23-year-old Norah Bruther of New Jersey, was reportedly crossing Camelback Road near Miller Avenue around 1:40 a.m.

A passenger car struck the woman, causing fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the driver, identified as 22-year-old Stanley Lambert of Tempe, was arrested on DUI-related charges.

Lambert is an Arizona State University football player from San Antonio, Texas.

"We are aware of the tragic situation over the weekend involving one of our student-athletes," said Sun Devil Athletics, in a statement. "Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all involved. We are still gathering information and we do not have any other statement at this time."

Police say he was arrested and has since been released pending charges.