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.