Pedestrian killed in W. Little Creek crash


NORFOLK — A man died after he was hit by a car while crossing West Little Creek Road on Tuesday night, police say.

The crash happened in the 400 block of West Little Creek Road around 5:49 p.m. The man was using a crosswalk to cross the street when he was hit by a car traveling west, according to the Norfolk Police Department.

When medics arrived they found the man lying on the road and the driver of the car that hit him at the scene. The man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he died.

The NPD is investigating the crash. The Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office will determine if the driver should be charged, authorities said.

Anyone with information about this crash should call the Norfolk Crime Like at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.