Man dies trying to cross the street in Hampton

Posted at 7:59 PM, Feb 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-01 23:19:26-05

Hampton, Va.- Officers responded to a car crash involving a pedestrian trying to cross the street in Hampton on Monday night.

It happened in the 1st block of West Mercury Blvd.

Police say a man was crossing the westbound lanes of traffic on West Mercury Blvd. towards Langley Square Shopping Center when he was hit by a 2000 Honda Civic that was traveling westbound on West Mercury Blvd.  Three lanes were shut down as police investigated.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.  The crash is still under investigation, and the identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified.