Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. – A man has died after being struck by a car on Tidewater Drive on Sunday night.

Around 7 p.m., first responders were called to a crash involving a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 7500 block of Tidewater Drive.

When they arrived, they found a man lying in the roadway unconscious.  The man was quickly taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he is being treated, said officials.

The driver of the car stayed at the scene.

The preliminary investigation has revealed the man, identified as 59-year-old James O. Poster, was attempting to cross Tidewater Drive in the crosswalk when he was struck by the vehicle traveling northbound.

There were no other vehicles involved and no other injuries were reported.

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