Pedestrian struck and killed in southbound lanes of Interstate 95, caused earlier closure in Henrico


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A pedestrian that fell off an overpass an into southbound lanes of Interstate 95 was struck and killed by oncoming traffic on Sunday night, according to Virginia State Police.

The incident caused all southbound lanes of travel at the Brook Road exit to close, according to Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

Traffic backups were as long as two miles, and motorists are were diverted to the Parham Road exit.

The southbound on ramp from Chamberlayne Avenue onto I-95 was also closed.

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