DUI is suspected in pedestrian's death

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TEMPE - Tempe police said they suspect a drunk driver is responsible for the death of a pedestrian.

Saturday night John Hedrick, 70, was crossing Baseline Road east of McClintock Drive when he was hit by a vehicle driven by Gary Siwanowicz, 51.

Hedrick was not in a crosswalk at the time of the accident.

He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Results from a blood test on Siwanowicz are still pending, but he is already in police custody on suspicion of manslaughter.