Pedestrian dies after Chesapeake hit-and-run crash

Chesapeake Police vehicle
Posted at 10:43 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 14:53:59-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A man was hit by a vehicle in the area of George Washington Highway North and Battery Park Road Wednesday night.

Around 9:30 p.m., officers with the Chesapeake Police Department responded to the area for a report of a crash involving a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, identified as 26-year-old Yuonus Young of Portsmouth, was injured and police and medics attempted life-saving measures, but Young succumbed to his injuries on scene, according to police.

The driver of a motorcycle involved in the crash remained on scene; however, it was later determined by police that a mid-size SUV was also involved and left the scene.

The incident is still under investigation.

No other injuries were reported by the other driver involved, who remained at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or leave a tip online at

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