By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A driver accused of hitting and killing a man in a motorized wheelchair in Homestead has been arrested.READ MORE: Study: Nearly 26,000 Kids Sit On Child Care Waitlists Across Pennsylvania
Allegheny County Police say 50-year-old Eric Walker was under the influence of a controlled substance and driving while suspended when he hit 72-year-old Anthony Donofrio on July 15.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Hospitalized After Penn Hills Shooting
The crash happened on the 100 block of West Seventh Avenue under the Homestead Grays Bridge. Donofrio was pronounced dead at the scene. Walker stayed after the crash and cooperated with police.
He turned himself into County Police Thursday and is facing multiple charges, including involuntary manslaughter and homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.MORE NEWS: FBI Pittsburgh Launches Campaign Urging People To Report Hate Crimes
Walker is now behind bars in the Allegheny County Jail awaiting arraignment.