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Authorities ID Pedestrian Killed on Franklin St.

John Gibson

Coroner: Denzel Lamar McElroy, 31, died; police arrested the driver Romance Williams, 23

Authorities have released the identity of the man struck and killed by a speeding vehicle on Evansville’s West Side. WNIN’s John Gibson has more:

The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 31-year-old Denzel Lamar McElroy of Evansville.

Police say McElroy was hit on W. Franklin St., at 4th Ave., at about 9:20 Monday night.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers arrested the driver, who was identified as 23-year-old Romance Williams.

He faces charges of reckless homicide and drunken driving.

Williams is being held without bond at the Vanderburgh County Detention Center.