JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A person was killed after being struck by a vehicle Sunday night.
James City County Police say they responded to the crash at around 8:15 p.m. in the 8800 block of Diascund Road.
Police investigation revealed that 30-year-old Gamaliel Cruz-Cortez of James City County was struck by a vehicle while walking home from a relative’s house.
Police said that Cruz-Cortez was walking in the roadway wearing dark clothing when he was struck by a 2000 GMC Yukon.
The driver told police that he came around a curve in the roadway and did not see Cruz-Cortez due to poor lighting in the area and the dark clothing that Cruz-Cortez was wearing.
Cruz-Cortez was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the GMC Yukon was not injured.
Police said it is unlikely that any charges will be filed in this incident.