62-year-old man Killed by alleged drunk driver while crossing the street

Police have confirmed that one is dead after a pedestrian accident that happened Saturday evening around 8:40 p.m. in the area of Van Dyke and East Seven Mile Road. 

Authorities say the suspect, a 30-year-old male, was traveling southbound on Van Dyke at East Seven Mile in his Chrysler Pacifica when he hit the victim, a 62-year-old man, who was entering the roadway. 

After striking the victim, the driver lost control and crashed into a tree. 

First responders arrived to the scene and attempted to resuscitate the victim. He died on the scene. 

The driver was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.