Man charged in deadly pedestrian collision

Updated: Jul. 9, 2017 at 8:07 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is facing charges after he drove under the influence and struck and killed a pedestrian, police say.

According to a statement from LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell, David Sherman was driving south on 2nd Street, when he crossed over Broadway and entered northbound 2nd Street, traveling the wrong way on a one-way street.

He then struck a pedestrian who was crossing 2nd street in the crosswalk.

Sherman admitted to drinking an alcoholic beverage and was later taken to custody.

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The pedestrian was taken to UofL Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Sherman is charged with Murder and Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs with aggravating circumstances.

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