NORFOLK, Va. — Police said a man is dead after a hit-and-run crash that happened in Norfolk early Friday morning.
Norfolk Police Department said it was called around 3:45 a.m. about a vehicle crash that happened in the 1800 block of Tidewater Drive.
Officers said 33-year-old Nathaniel Walton Jr. was pronounced dead on the scene. Based on a preliminary investigation, detectives said a car struck Walton and then fled the scene before police arrived.
There's no word on a possible vehicle description at this time.
Police have not released any other information at this time on the victim or the suspect's vehicle.
The area between Linwood Avenue and St. Julian Avenue was shut down for a time on Friday morning as investigators combed the scene for clues.
The incident remains under ongoing investigation at this time. If you know anything that can help police with the investigation please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
Author's Note: The video below is on file from Nov. 22, 2021.