VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night in Virginia Beach.

The crash happened at 12th Street and Pacific Avenue just before 7 p.m., police said.

Police said a man, identified as James Ray, was hit by a vehicle as he was crossing the street.

He was taken to Virginia Beach General Hospital by fire-rescue crews, where he died from his injuries. Next of kin has been notified.

The driver involved in the crash stayed on scene and contacted authorities.

The Virginia Beach Police Department Traffic Safety Unit is still investigating the crash.

The road was closed in that area, but reopened by 9:05 p.m., police said.

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