Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A pedestrian died after he was struck in a hit-and-run Wednesday night in Chesapeake.

The crash happened in the area of George Washington Highway North and Battery Park Road around 9:20 p.m.

Police said officers arrived they attempted life-saving measures but the person died at the scene. Police identified him on Friday as 26-year-old Yuonus Young, of Portsmouth. 

The driver of a motorcycle involved in the crash stayed at the scene, but police they later found out the driver of a mid-size SUV left the scene. Police are still working to find the driver and the crash is still under investigation.

No injuries were reported by the motorcyclist, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, leave a tip online at P3TIPS.COM, or on their mobile phone at P3TIPS in the APP store. 

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