Newport News fatal accident involving pedestrian

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- According to authorities, an accident in Newport News killed a pedestrian Saturday morning.

Police received a call at 10:14 a.m., about an accident in the 700 block of J Clyde Morris Boulevard near Bruton Avenue.

Upon arrival, an adult male victim was located and pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The victim has been identified as a 72 year old Newport News man.  

The male was struck by a vehicle traveling east on J Clyde Morris Boulevard.  The vehicle involved remained at the scene. 

There were no reported injuries from the driver of the vehicle. 

Traffic patterns are back to normal. 

The Newport News Crash Team Unit is investigating this accident.

No further information was released. 

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