The alleged driver in a fatal car crash last night on Walnut Street will be facing a series of charges, including vehicular homicide.
Carrie Kimball-Monahan, a spokesperson for the District Attorney's office, said an arraignment will take place sometime this morning in Peabody District Court.
Michael Fowler, 37, of Peabody, will be charged with vehicular homicide, negligent operation of a vehicle, driving under the influence of alcohol (second offense) and leaving the scene of a car accident with injuries that resulted in death.
The victim was identified this morning as Daniel Walker, 31, of Peabody.
Kimball-Monahan confirmed that Walker was riding as a passenger in a 2010 Hyundai sedan when it plowed into a parked flatbed tow truck near 86 Walnut St. around 12:30 a.m.
She said the crash resulted in fatal injuries, but did not have information at the time of when Walker was actually pronounced dead. Both men were taken to Salem Hospital after the accident.
Kimball-Monahan said Fowler did not suffer serious injuries and was transported from the hospital to the Peabody Police Station this morning.