NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle on Jefferson Avenue in the area of the Interstate 64 interchange in Newport News Wednesday night, police said.
Newport News Police responded to reports of a crash on Jefferson Avenue around 9 p.m., and their preliminary investigation indicated that the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, police said, while the driver of the vehicle did not appear to suffer any significant injuries. The driver remained on the scene, police confirmed to WAVY.
The NNPD crash reconstruction team is investigating the crash.
Northbound Jefferson Avenue from Freedom Way to I-64 was closed for the investigation. Police said one lane of the ramp exiting I-64 east onto northbound Jefferson Avenue was also closed.
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