ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A woman is dead after being hit by a car and run over by another Friday night on Route 13 in Accomack County, according to Virginia State Police.

Police were called to the scene at the intersection of Route 13 and Route 175 (Chincoteague Road) just before 8 p.m.

An investigation revealed that the driver of a 2001 Chevy Impala was traveling southbound on Route 13 and was coming up on the intersection when a pedestrian illegally crossed traffic lanes.

The 74-year-old driver, who had the green light when he began to cross the intersection, attempted to avoid the pedestrian, police say. However, he struck Latasha Blake, 38, knocking her down.

Then an unknown vehicle behind the first vehicle, described as a black Jeep with a New York registration, struck and ran over Blake.

Blake suffered injuries from the initial hit, but suffered fatal wounds when the unknown vehicle ran her over, police say.

The unknown car failed to stop and continued to travel southbound on Route 13.

Virginia State Police are continuing to investigate this incident.

Check for the latest updates.