Man killed after being hit by vehicle in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A man was killed after being hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Denbigh Blvd. and Warwick Blvd., Thursday evening.

According to police the emergency call came in at 10:30 p.m. When officers arrived to the scene, they found a man suffering from life-threatening injuries.

An investigation revealed that the man was attempting to cross Warwick Blvd. from a shopping center. He then stepped off the median into the roadway. The driver of a vehicle closest to him was able to hit the brakes, avoiding hitting him. The vehicle in the second lane was unable to the breaks in time, hitting the victim.

The man was then taken to the hospital and later died from his injuries.

The driver stayed at the scene to cooperate with police.

No charges have been filed at this time.

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