State Police identify pedestrian hit, killed overnight on I-64 in Norfolk


NORFOLK, (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say a woman walking on the interstate was hit by a truck and killed Friday night in Norfolk.

Police later shared with us that her name was Danielle Lopez, a 25-year-old woman from Plainsfield, New Jersey.

The crash happened around 11:40 p.m. Friday on I-64 eastbound, off the ramp to eastbound I-264.

According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya of Virginia State Police, the driver was traveling I-64 eastbound, took the eastbound I-264 exit ramp and hit her when she was walking down the middle of the ramp.

Lopez was killed upon impact, police say.

It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a contributing factor. 

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