1 man killed, 1 injured after being hit by car in Accomack

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — One man was killed and another was injured after being hit by a car on Lankford Highway (Route 13) Monday night.

Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya says three men were attempting to cross Route 13 when a 2016 Nissan Altima traveling northbound hit two of them.

According to police, that area of Route 13 was not lit or visible.

Anaya says 28-year-old Damarcus Johnson died on impact, and 25-year-old Kentrell Savage was flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for his injuries.

The driver of the Nissan, 63-year-old Charles Gale, sustained minor injuries in the accident. Anaya says Gale will not be charged for the accident.

Police say alcohol and speed were not factors in the accident.

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