Police: Man dies after being struck by four vehicles in Virginia

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man is dead after he was apparently hit by four vehicles on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News Friday.

At 9:25 p.m., officers were called to the area of Shields Road and Jefferson Avenue. When emergency crews arrived on scene, they found a black male who appeared to be in his late 20s or early 30s. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he was wearing all dark clothing at the time of the accident.

According to police, initial reports indicate the man was struck by four vehicles.

The second vehicle that struck the victim left the scene. Police described it as a dark in color, four-door sedan — possibly a Nissan Altima. The vehicle should have front end damage as a result of the accident. It was last seen traveling south on Jefferson Avenue.

The first, third and fourth vehicles that struck the man stayed at the scene and the drivers are cooperating with the investigation at this time.

The crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information pertaining to the incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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