Colorado man crossing highway killed by drunken driver

August 26, 2018

BASALT, Colo. (AP) — A 54-year-old Colorado man has been killed by a suspected drunken driver while crossing a highway.

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler says the unidentified victim from Aspen Village was hit and killed by a Ford pickup truck while crossing Highway 82 in Basalt just after 9 p.m. Friday.

Cutler says the suspect was arrested about a mile away on suspicion of driving under the influence and fleeing the scene of an accident.

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