Man dies from injuries after hit-and-run on Tidewater Drive in Norfolk

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Posted at 2:46 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 14:50:52-05

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Detectives are continuing to investigate a hit-and-run crash that has left a 70-year-old man dead.

On January 23, around 2:00 p.m., police responded to the 7500 block of Tidewater Drive for the report of a man who had been hit by a vehicle.

According to the preliminary investigation, the man was crossing the street when he was hit by a silver or grey sport utility vehicle. The vehicle drove away before police arrived.

The man, who police later identified as Bobby L. Olsen, was taken to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Norfolk Police are asking anyone with information about the accident to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3Tips mobile app.