Pedestrian killed after SUV runs off road in James City County

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JAMES CITY Co., Va. – A woman was killed in a vehicle crash Monday morning.

Police said 50-year-old Shelia Cowles was walking in the 9200 block of Richmond Road.

Crews responded around 11:30 a.m. after the crash was reported.

A police investigation revealed that Cowles was walking when a Ford Explorer ran off the road and she was struck.

Cowles was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said no charges have been filed at this time but an investigation is ongoing.