Man hit by vehicle dies on scene in Newport News

Photo Courtesy of Newport News Police Department

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A man is dead after police say a car ran into him in the 700 block of J Clyde Morris Boulevard Saturday morning.

Police and medics were called to the scene, near Bruton Avenue, at 10:14 a.m. When police arrived they found a 72-year-old man dead at the scene.

The fatal auto-pedestrian accident is being investigated by The Newport News Crash Team Unit.

Eastbound traffic was being diverted on J Clyde Morris Boulevard at Thimble Shoals while crews investigated. All traffic lanes are now flowing freely.

The vehicle stayed on scene until police arrived. Police say the driver was not hurt.

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