Crime

DUI charge filed against driver in Lexington crash that killed pedestrian

A man has been charged with driving under the influence after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Lexington.

The 56-year-old male pedestrian was trying to cross New Circle Road from the outer loop side near Bryan Avenue about 8:20 p.m. Saturday; he was struck by a car driven by Cecilio Reyes, 49, police said. A second car also hit the victim.

Reyes was arrested after officers conducted a sobriety test, police said.

The pedestrian, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was not crossing in a crosswalk and it was raining when the crash occurred, police said.

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