Driver strikes pedestrian on Mechanicsville Turnpike

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HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- A pedestrian struck by a driver on Mechanicsville Turnpike sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to VCU Medical Center on Wednesday, according to the Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Sgt. James Cooper with the Hanover County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened in the westbound lanes on Mechanicsville Turnpike at Old Hickory Drive.

Officials said the victim is an adult male and that the driver of the car remained at the scene.

No charges have been filed, but Cooper said the crash remains under investigation.

No additional details were available at last check.

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