VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Police Department is investigating after a 63-year-old woman was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the road Saturday afternoon.
According to police, at about 4:40 p.m., officers were called to the scene of a vehicle-pedestrian crash in the 3300 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard.
When they arrived, they learned that a vehicle had struck a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway. The pedestrian, identified as 63-year-old Rose Mary Maier, was declared dead at the scene.
Maier was a longtime Kroger employee, having been with the grocery chain for more than 20 years.
A spokesperson for the company told News 3 in a statement they are "heartbroken by her passing."
The vehicle's driver stayed on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
The crash's cause is still under investigation.