Suspected drunken driver arrested in pedestrian’s death

Suspected drunken driver arrested in pedestrian’s death

Police have arrested a suspected drunken driver in the death of a man found lying in a Racine street.

Two police officers on their way home from work found the man in the street about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, began CPR and called rescue crews.

The 64-year-old man was rushed to Ascension Hospital where he died from his injuries. Police say while officers were on scene a vehicle pulled up and the driver admitted to striking the man. Officers suspected he had been drinking and arrested him.

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