Bloomington Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian. The incident occurred earlier tonight at approximately 7:30 pm.
Matthew Powell Knutson charged with
DUI vehicular homicide
Police say that their preliminary investigation has determined that an adult male from Bloomington was crossing 98th Street near the intersection of Newton Avenue. A vehicle traveling eastbound on 98th Street struck the pedestrian and he died at the scene from those injuries. The victim was identified as Donald Johnson, 66, of Bloomington.
The driver, 26 years old from Burnsville, was arrested on Probable Cause DUI Criminal Vehicular Homicide and has a previous DWI conviction from 2014.
This crash is being investigated by the Bloomington Police Traffic Investigations Unit.
Description: CRIMINAL VEHICULAR HOMICIDE
Charged By BLOOMINGTON PD
Reason for Arrest: PROBABLE CAUSE
Severity of Charge: PROB CAUSE
State of Charge:36 HOURS EXPIRED
Bail Information:$0 NBR/JAILMNCIS Case #: Court Appearance: