Pedestrian hit, killed by SUV in Newport News

Posted at 9:55 PM, Nov 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-02 01:06:48-04

According to Newport News Police, there was an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on Thursday night. 

Police received calls about a man who was hit by a vehicle on Bellwood Road and Jefferson Avenue.

They say according to preliminary information, the victim was crossing Jefferson from west to east and he stepped into the southbound lane and was hit by an SUV.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.