Jul 31, 2020 2:30 PM

Driver cited in Omaha crash that killed pedestrian

Posted Jul 31, 2020 2:30 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A driver has been cited in an Omaha crash that killed a pedestrian.

Police announced Thursday that 24-year-old Jayden Johnston faces a misdemeanor count of motor vehicle homicide in the crash that killed 44-year-old Edgar Badillo, of Omaha.

Police said Johnston ran a red light Monday afternoon and hit a pickup truck with his car.

The impact caused the truck to spin and roll, hitting Badillo, who was standing on the corner of the intersection.

Badillo was declared dead at the scene.

Police said none of the vehicles’ occupants were hurt in the crash.