Police: DUI driver killed man who was walking to work

Jonathan Dominguez Esquivel, 22, was pronounced dead at the hospital

Bethany Lumber, 27, was arrested for DUII and other charges after she allegedly hit and killed a man in Forest Grove, March 18, 2017. (Forest Grove PD)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. (KOIN) — A 22-year-old Forest Grove man was killed Saturday night when an alleged drunk driver crashed into him as he was walking to work.

The crash happened around 10:40 p.m. on the 3400 block of Pacific Avenue.

Jonathan Dominguez Esquivel was walking to his job at Safeway when he was hit by 27-year-old Bethany Lumber, according to Forest Grove Police Dept.

Officers who arrived on the scene found Esquivel in a ditch with critical injuries. He was taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital via Life Flight but, despite extensive life-saving efforts by paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police spotted Lumber and the car just 100 yards east of the crash, along with a damaged mailbox. She allegedly showed signs of intoxication at the time.

Lumber was arrested for second-degree manslaughter, criminal mischief and DUII.

The investigation continues.