Authorities from the Ohio State Police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Cincinnati, OH on February 24th, 2013. Police currently suspect Christopher Walker was killed when he was struck by an as-of-yet unidentified driver, who police have reason to believe was drunk, as he walked along or attempted to cross Interstate 71.
Scene of the Accident
The report does not explicitly clarify if Christopher Walker was killed instantly in the accident, or if he was possibly transported to a nearby hospital by emergency response personnel where he succumbed to the injuries inflicted on him in the accident. The as-of-yet unidentified driver of the vehicle that struck Walker currently faces numerous drunk driving and hit-and-run related charges in connection with the fatality. Authorities are searching for any eyewitnesses that have not yet come forward in an effort to paint a clearer picture of the fatality accident.