Woman arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Norfolk

Taneisha C. Bishop - arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run

Taneisha C. Bishop – arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run

NORFOLK, Va. – A woman was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a 61-year-old man dead Friday night.

Dennis R. Brown was struck on Tidewater Drive when he was walking away from his home on Goff Street around 9 p.m.,

The vehicle that hit him drove away.

Brown was found unconscious in the road and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

After searching the surrounding area Saturday for the hit-and-run vehicle, detectives located the car and charged the driver, 29-year-old Taneisha C. Bishop, with felony hit-and-run.

Bishop is being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.

As the crash investigation continues, police encourage anyone who saw anything, or has any information, to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.