- Associated Press - Friday, October 30, 2015

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Officials say a Walla Walla man struck by a vehicle has died from his injuries.

Walla Walla Police Department spokesman Tim Bennett says 77-year-old James A. Kooreny was crossing Isaacs Avenue in a crosswalk Thursday night when he was hit by a vehicle.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Police say Heather A. Tarnasky was driving the Honda SUV that struck Kooreny.

She was arrested following sobriety tests done at the scene and taken to jail on a vehicular homicide charge. Blood alcohol test results are pending.

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