COURTLAND, Va. – A well-known attorney was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in front of the Southampton County Courthouse Thursday morning.
A Southampton County deputy walking toward the courthouse heard what sounded like a crash in the 22000 block of Main Street, and soon realized that a man had been hit by a vehicle around 8:35 a.m., WTKR reported.
Courtland Emergency Medical Services responded and attempted to revive the victim, 73-year-old Daniel Forbes, but he was later pronounced dead, officials said.
Deputies said the driver remained at the scene and was cooperative.
Investigators said nether drugs nor alcohol were a factor in the crash.
No charges had been filed at last check, according to officials.
Deputies said the crash remains under investigation.