Pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle near Lynnhaven Mall

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A man was hit and killed by a vehicle Saturday morning near Lynnhaven Mall.

Police were dispatched to the scene just after 8 a.m. Officials say 69-year-old Glenn Arvid Russell was dead when they arrived at the scene in the 900 block of Lynnhaven Parkway.

Preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a BMW sedan was traveling northbound on Lynnhaven Parkway near Cherie Drive as Russell was attempting to cross the road.

The driver of the BMW was charged with having a suspended driver’s license and a traffic violation.

North and southbound lanes of Lynnhaven Parkway were closed at Cherie Drive due to the crash. Northbound lanes on Lynnhaven Parkway at Magic Hollow and southbound lanes at Lynnhaven and Lishelle were also shutdown.

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