HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing Mechanicsville Turnpike Sunday.
Hanover County Sergeant Steve DiLoreto told 8News an SUV was traveling eastbound on Mechanicsville Turnpike (US-360) near the intersection of Bell Creek Road when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway.
Officals said the victim, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured and remained on the scene for fire-ems and law enforcement.
The fatal crash shut down the eastbound lanes of Mechanicsville Turnpike at the ramps to I-295 north and south. Both ramps were also closed.
An investigation into the crash is underway. If you witnessed the crash or have any information the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is asking that you contact them at 804-365-6140.
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