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Person killed walking on Route 360 in Mechanicsville

Posted: 3:09 PM, Nov 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-03 16:08:59-05
Person killed walking on Route 360 in Mechanicsville

HANOVER COUNTY, VA — A pedestrian was struck and killed on Mechanicsville Turnpike Sunday afternoon.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on US-360 near the intersection of Bell Creek Road at noon when it struck a pedestrian walking along the shoulder of the road.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced dead, Hanover County Sgt. Steve DiLoreto told CBS 6.

Walker killed in Hanover (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Todd Haas.)

Walker killed in Hanover (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Todd Haas.)

Officials said the driver, who remained at the scene, was not injured.

Eastbound lanes of US-360 were temporarily closed in Hanover at the ramps to I-295 north and south but have since re-opened.

The identity of the victim will be released pending next of kin notification.

The Hanover Sheriff’s Department asks anyone with information about the crash contact them at 804-365-6140.

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