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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 9:10 PM, May 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-09 21:10:10-04

Update: Investigators say that a 2006 Ford Econoline was traveling north on S. Military Highway when 70- year-old Ellen Eugenia Hibbert, stepped out from between two cars, and onto the Ford’s path. She was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Virginia Beach, Va. – A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday night after being hit by a car.

According to police, around 8:24 p.m., they received a report of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian at the intersection of S. Military Highway and Auburn Dr.

Members of the Fatal Accident Crash Team are on scene investigating.

Traffic is being re-routed through the shopping center.  Police are asking drivers to avoid the area since the intersection will be closed for several hours for the investigation.