68-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by two vehicles in James City County

James City County

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Police said a 68-year-old man died Tuesday night after he was struck by two vehicles.

James City County police and fire-rescue crews responded to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian around 5:40 p.m. in the 6400 block of Centerville Road.

A preliminary investigation of the incident revealed that the pedestrian, identified as 68-year-old William Thomas Holland, Jr., was wearing dark-colored clothing while walking partially in the roadway when he was struck.

Police say there were sidewalks in the area however, Holland “failed to utilize them.”

According to reports, Holland was first struck by a 1997 Chevrolet SUV. Police believe he was then subsequently struck by a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck. Neither driver reported seeing Holland in the roadway, according to police.

Holland was taken to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Centerville Road was closed for approximately 3 hours while the investigation took place. There were no additional injuries reported.

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