Man dies after being hit by pickup truck in Virginia Beach

Posted at 10:37 PM, Oct 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 10:21:23-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A man has died after being hit by a pickup truck on Monday night in Virginia Beach.

Police responded to the incident in the 1800 block of Independence Boulevard and 900 block of Windsor Oaks Boulevard around 8:30 p.m.

Officers say the man was trying to cross Independence Boulevard when he was hit by a Dodge pickup truck. The driver of the truck stayed at the scene with the victim until police arrived.

The man was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Police say he died early Tuesday morning as a result of those injuries. He has been identified as 21-year-old Raekwon Allen Mcrae of Virginia Beach.

The incident is under investigation by the department’s Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT).

The initial investigation reveals Mcrae was crossing the road outside of the crosswalk and against the signal when he was hit.

The driver of the truck was cited for failing to have an operators license.

There is no further information.

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