Reports: Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian Near Turtle Creek

A suspected drunk driver reportedly killed a pedestrian in the 4500 block of Avondale Avenue Tuesday morning.

The 30-year-old driver of an Audi sedan lost control while heading east on Avondale around 11 a.m., veered off the sidewalk, and hit 72-year-old Nancy Dennington, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Dennington was reportedly taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead.

The driver of the Audi is expected to be charged with intoxication manslaughter, according to the article. His name was not released.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.