Royal Cayman Islands Police are investigating a fatal crash on West Bay road involving a pedestrian.
Michael Edgington, 26, died in the wreck and a 39-year-old man is in police custody following the fatal collision in the Seven Mile Beach area, police said .
Shortly after 1am Saturday, Mr. Edgington was crossing West Bay Road, in the area of the Triple Crown pub, when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
He suffered serious injuries in the collision and was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital, George Town, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The 39-year-old driver of the white Toyota Town Ace involved has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving under the influence.
West Bay Road was closed for several hours overnight to allow accident investigations to take place.
RCIPS asks for any witnesses to the incident to come forward. Information can be passed to the Traffic Department on 946-6254, George Town police station 949-4222, or via the Crime Stoppers tip-line 800-8477(TIPS).