A man was killed by an alleged drunk driver Monday, struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street at a crosswalk.
According to a Selma Police Department news release, officers responded to the area of Highland Avenue near Nebraska Avenue after reports of a collision involving a pedestrian.
Rodolfo Rivas, 55, of Selma was found lying in the road. A pickup truck was spotted nearby that had evidence that it had struck Rivas.
Emergency medical personnel arrived and determined that Rivas had died.
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After an investigation, it was discovered that the driver of the pickup was Ronald Joboian of Clovis.
The 68-year-old was traveling north on Highland Avenue when his truck struck Rivas. Police believe Joboian was driving under the influence.
Joboian was arrested and was being held on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence causing injury or death.