KOREATOWN (CBS) — A driver was arrested Monday for allegedly driving under the influence of marijuana when his Jeep Wrangler fatally struck a 45-year-old pedestrian, police reported.
The fatal collision was reported just before 10 p.m. Sunday, LAPD Sgt. Cynthia Barlow said.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested In String Of Sexual Assaults Near Aliso Viejo Park
Marlon Molina, of Los Angeles, was jaywalking across Third Street, about 40 feet west of the Normandie Avenue intersection, when he was hit by the Jeep, which was driving eastbound on Third, Barlow said.READ MORE: Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 5 Women In LA
The driver, 28-year-old Randy Allen Matthews, stayed at the scene until police arrived. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI, with bail set at $50,000.MORE NEWS: Winds Blowing Smoke From Sequoia And Kings National Park Wildfire Into Southern California
Molina died at the scene.
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