Police: Driver Who Hit & Killed Pedestrian was Drinking
CLEVELAND– A woman walking along E. 142nd and Kinsman Ave. Tuesday afternoon was hit by a truck and killed.
Police say it happened just after 4 p.m.
The victim, a 25-year-old woman, was taken to the hospital, but later died.
Cleveland police say an investigation reveals that a man in a pickup truck struck the woman. The driver remained on scene.
But, police say, while on scene, the driver threw a liquor bottle out of the truck and into a snow bank.
Police say it appeared the driver was intoxicated.
He was arrested.
No word yet on charges.