A Burnsville man is in custody, accused of hitting and killing a man while driving drunk Tuesday night in Bloomington.
The pedestrian, Donald Eugene Johnson, 66, was crossing 98th Street near Newton Avenue when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle about 7:30 p.m., according to the Bloomington Police Department.
Johnson died at the scene, Deputy Chief Mike Hartley said in a news release.
Police arrested the 26-year-old driver on probable cause for DWI criminal vehicular homicide; he was being held in the Hennepin County jail.
The driver, who has not been formally charged, was convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol in 2014 and underage consumption in 2011, court records show.
The Bloomington Police Department’s traffic investigations unit is investigating the crash.