NEWPORT NEWS - Police say a man was struck by a car and killed as he crossed the street in Newport News.

MPO Lou Thurston says 38-year-old Allen Christopher Cutler Thomas Jr. was running across J. Clyde Morris Blvd. around 11:15 a.m. and had nearly made it across when a car in the far right lane struck him. The driver of the Chrysler 300 stopped.

Medics pronounced Thomas dead at the scene, Thurston stated.

The crash remains under investigation.

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