Dinwiddie fatal crash leaves pedestrian dead

Posted at 9:50 PM, Apr 29, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-30 07:00:31-04

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Virginia State Police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. The male pedestrian died at the scene, said police.

The fatal crash occurred on Boydton Plank Road southbound, nearby Hofheimer Way in Dinwiddie County, around nine Sunday evening, said police.

Sgt. Thomas Molnar said they are in the initial phases of the investigation and are utilizing the help of an accident reconstruction team.

Police said that southbound Boydton Plank Road will remain closed and motorists must take a detour.

However, the northbound lanes remain open.

Police said that they will release more information when it becomes available and once next of kin has been notified.