87-year-old man killed while trying to cross Jefferson Davis Highway

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield man was struck and killed while trying to cross Jefferson Davis Highway Monday afternoon.

According to police, the pedestrian — identified as 87-year-old Eusebio Pacheco — was struck by a motorist driving a 2001 Honda Accord traveling southbound.

The crash happened in the 6500 block of Jefferson Davi Highway at 5:30 p.m. All southbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway near Drewrys Bluff Road in Chesterfield County were closed for a period of time following the crash.

Pacheco died as a result of his injuries. Police said the driver remained on the scene.

An investigation is underway, police said.

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