A 61-year-old San Francisco man was struck and killed as he crossed Masonic Avenue early Friday morning, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office.
The deadly accident occured after a suspected drunken driver damaged four parked cars at various locations and pummeled a planter box outside St. Mary’s Medical Center, police said.
Hudson, 61, of San Francisco, was struck at about 2:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Masonic Avenue, between Golden Gate Avenue and Turk Boulevard, police said. He died at the scene.
A 23-year-old San Francisco man, Jose Jimenez, was arrested for allegedly hitting Hudson and four vehicles in the area, police Lt. Troy Dangerfield said.Jimenez allegedly crashed into parked cars at Fell and Clayton streets and on Shrader Street, Dangerfield said.
Jimenez was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
He was expected to be charged Friday with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence, Dangerfield said.
Examiner Staff Writer Mike Aldax contributed to this report.