Man killed on Richmond sidewalk

Police ID pedestrian killed at South Richmond intersection

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have identified a man who died after being struck by a vehicle at a South Richmond intersection Friday night.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:21 p.m. when a vehicle was traveling in the left lane heading north on Cowardin Avenue approaching the intersection of Bainbridge Street. Police say that 50-year-old Edward F. Brown was attempting to cross Cowardin Avenue westbound toward the center median when he was struck by the vehicle.

Brown was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say he did not use the crosswalk when attempting to cross the street.

Officers were working a crash nearby when they heard Brown get hit by a vehicle, according to police. Crash Team investigators responded to the scene where they interviewed the driver of the vehicle and other witnesses while also taking measurements.

The crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to either call Crash Team Detective Mark Allen at (804) 646-0280 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

Cowardin Ave & Bainbridge St, Richmond, VA