Pedestrian struck by vehicle dies

Posted at 2:04 PM, Nov 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-13 11:59:57-05

UPDATE: The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office identified the man killed in a weekend accident as Michael J. Mitchell, 53, of Pony Farm Drive in Henrico County.

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality involving a pedestrian that occurred last night.

The fatality occurred around 9:30 p.m. last night on Route 1 near Lewistown Road. We are told that a 2008 Lincoln 4 door SUV was traveling South on Route 1, just South of Lewistown Road, in the right travel lane when it struck an adult male pedestrian who was walking in or near the roadway.

The accident is still under investigation. It is believed neither speed, nor alcohol was a factor in this crash. There are no charges pending at this time.

Stay with CBS 6 for updates on this developing story.