Pedestrian dies after Norfolk hit-and-run, police investigating

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Posted at 10:23 AM, Sep 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-23 12:48:36-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is investigating after an early morning hit-and-run left a pedestrian dead.

According to police, the call for the crash came in around 4:15 a.m. Thursday, and officers responded to the intersection of Chesapeake Boulevard and Robin Hood Road.

The pedestrian, identified as 63-year-old Virginia Beach man Roland K. Henshaw, was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later died at the hospital.

Police say Henshaw was struck by a dark-colored sedan that drove away from the scene before police arrived.

If you have any information that can help police with their investigation, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

This is a developing story.