UPDATE: Identity Released of Tourist Fatally Hit in OB

UPDATE: Tuesday August 15 11:19 a.m.

Linda Oakes Johnson, 67 of Pikeville, was fatally hit by a drunk driver on Sunday August 13, 2017.

Johnson was a member and worked at West End Church of God.

UPDATE Tuesday August 15 5:35 a.m.

David Waters is charged with manslaughter and has been booked in the Baldwin County Jail. 

UPDATE: Monday August 14 5:00 p.m.

Orange Beach Police will not release the name of the woman from Pikeville, Tennessee, killed by an alleged drunk driver Sunday night on Perdido Beach Boulevard.  David Waters from Monroeville, Alabama remains in the Orange Beach City Jail while the investigation continues.

UPDATE Monday August 14 6:30 a.m.

Orange Beach Police have released the name of the suspect who they say fatally hit a 67-year-old woman from Tennessee.

David B. Waters, 51-years-old from Monroeville, allegedly hit a pedestrian around 6:41 p.m. Sunday August 13, 2017 on the 24000 block of Perdido Beach Blvd.

David Waters

Waters was charged with DUI, Manslaughter and reckless driving.  He is being held in the Orange Beach Municipal Jail and will be transferred to Baldwin County Corrections today.

UPDATE: Lieutenant Howard with Orange Beach Police has confirmed a 67-year old white female, from Tennessee, was fatally struck by a vehicle in Orange Beach on Perdido Beach Blvd Saturday evening.

Lieutenant Howard says the driver of the vehicle that struck the tourist was a white male.  He has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama (WKRG) — Orange Beach Police confirm a pedestrian has been struck at Perdido Beach Blvd Westbound.

News 5 has also received numerous tips from people in the area that the incident may be fatal.

Mobile Traffic tweeted that the incident was fatal. This is a developing story and News 5 has a crew heading to the scene.

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