A pedestrian was killed at about 2:55 p.m. Thursday west of Sonoma when a driver from Napa allegedly hit him as he walked in a bike lane, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Thornton Bunch Jr., 74, of Napa, was driving a 2004 Toyota Prius, northbound on Arnold Drive near Grove Street when, for reasons still under investigation, he drifted into the bike lane and struck the pedestrian, the CHP said.
The pedestrian, Pedro Hernandez, 32, of Sonoma, was walking northbound on Arnold Drive, CHP Officer Garrett Ray said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Ray said.
Bunch was not arrested. The crash remains under investigation.