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Police: Driver arrested for DUI after killing pedestrian on I-95 in Arbutus during morning rush hour

A driver was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after fatally striking a pedestrian on the side of Interstate 95 during rush hour Thursday morning in Arbutus, Maryland State Police said.

Police said the pedestrian was on the shoulder of I-95 at I-695 in Arbutus with a disabled vehicle around 7:20 a.m. Witnesses told police a Ford van drifted into the shoulder, sideswiping the victim’s vehicle before crashing into him.

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The man died at the scene, police said. The victim’s name has not been released while police work to notify family.

The driver of the van, Cesar Jariel Morel Cruz, 26, of Baltimore, was arrested for suspected DUI, police said. Police said Cruz has not been charged yet.

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