Photographer killed while taking photos at Eastern Shore truck race

Posted at 8:24 PM, Apr 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-16 23:42:17-04

EXMORE, Va. - A photographer was killed Saturday afternoon while taking photos at a truck race on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

According to Virginia State Police, the man who has not yet been identified, was taking photos of the Muddin' at the Moose event at the Exmore Moose Lodge.

The man was actively photographing the truck race through the pit when he was accidentally hit by a truck that was participating in the event.

Police say his death is being investigated as an accidental death and they are still attempting to notify the man's family.

Stay with News 3 for updates on this developing story.