Woman dies in Newport News auto-pedestrian incident

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News woman is dead after she was struck by a car while trying to cross the street in the 13000 block of Warwick Boulevard.

Officials say that medics on the scene pronounced the woman dead around 2 a.m. Officials added that the driver of the vehicle stayed on scene.

The woman was identified as 35-year-old Amber Jade Dickens of the 13200 block of Aqueduct Drive. The Newport News Police Department said in a statement that it had no indication of why she was walking in and out of traffic.

The Newport News Police Crash Team continues to investigate.