Man hit by pickup truck, killed while trying to cross I-64 in Newport News

Posted at 6:53 AM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 06:53:56-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man who was trying to cross Interstate 64 eastbound in Newport News on Thursday died after being hit by multiple vehicles, including a pickup truck.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been released yet, was hit by a 1998 Toyota Tacoma around 9 p.m. when he attempted to cross I-64 eastbound west of Jefferson Avenue. He tried crossing near the right shoulder before being hit, according to officials with Virginia State Police.

Police are still investigating the death.

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