Man found guilty of hit-and-run in pedestrian crash that killed 43-year-old woman

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Mug shot of Walter B. Williams Jr. courtesy of the Norfolk Police department.

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man arrested in connection with a fatal pedestrian crash in Norfolk in December has been found guilty of hit-and-run and driving with a revoked license.

Records also indicate Walter B. Williams was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxicated in connection with the death of 43-year-old Tashena C. Pulley on Dec. 6.

Court records did not list the reason for the result, only that Williams was found not guilty or acquitted during a court hearing

Police in Norfolk said Pulley was walking in the 900 block of Ingleside Road around 10:00 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle.

Police said the vehicle then fled the scene.

Pulley was found lying in the roadway. She was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for were she died shortly after arriving.

Williams’ sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 17.


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