Woman dies from injuries after being struck by teen driver in Norfolk

Posted at 10:15 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 16:25:05-04

NORFOLK, Va. – A 59-year-old woman died after reportedly being struck by a 16-year-old driver in Norfolk.

According to police, the woman, identified as Karen Zablocki, was hit by a 2012 Toyota Highlander SUV around 7 p.m. in the 400 block of West Little Creek Road.

Police added that the investigation has revealed that Zablocki attempted to cross Little Creek Road at Newport Avenue in the crosswalk and was struck by a vehicle making a left turn from Newport Avenue to go westbound onto Little Creek Road.

Zablocki was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for her injuries. She died Wednesday morning.

The 16-year-old girl stayed at the scene. Neither alcohol or speed appear to be factors for this crash.

All lanes of West Little Creek Road from Gloucester Avenue to Sheryl Drive were closed for several hours while police investigated this crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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