Intoxicated driver hits, kills pedestrian in Burleson

The Burleson Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a pedestrian that occurred overnight along I35W in Burleson.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene along northbound 3300 block of Interstate 35W.

According to police, a driver was traveling on the interstate when he struck and killed a pedestrian. Officers conducted a field sobriety tests and determined the driver was intoxicated. He was arrested and transported to the local jail.

The victim has been identified as a 66-year-old woman from Alvarado.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.