DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A 72-year-old woman died after she was hit by a suspected drunk driver while on a sidewalk in Dallas near Turtle Creek, police said.
Police responded to the crash just before 11 a.m. in the 4500 block of Avondale Avenue.
According to police, the suspect apparently lost control of the vehicle, drove onto a sidewalk and struck a woman who was walking in the area.
She was taken to the hospital where she later died. She was identified as Nancy Dennington.
Police said the suspect, later identified as 39-year-old Ryan Crews, was charged with intoxication manslaughter.
A bond has not been set for Crews as he remains in Dallas County Jail.