Woman dies in auto-pedestrian accident in Newport News

A woman died Thursday night in an auto-pedestrian accident in Newport News, according to police. 

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Tonya Hall of Newport News.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman died in an auto-pedestrian accident Thursday night in Newport News, according to police.

The accident happened just after 10 p.m. in the 16900 block of Warwick Boulevard.

Police say an adult female was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say the vehicle involved in the accident stayed at the scene, and an investigation is underway.

Warwick Boulevard between Picketts Line and Dozier has been shut down as a result. Police say they’ll release more information when it’s available.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.