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Woman hit, killed by vehicle in Virginia Beach

A witness began rendering life-saving efforts on the woman until first responders arrived and took over. Unfortunately, the woman died at the scene.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A woman died after she was struck by a vehicle in Virginia Beach on Friday night.

Emergency crews were called to the 500 block of North Birdneck Road around 7:30 p.m.

Based on a preliminary investigation, police say the woman was crossing Birdneck Road when she was hit by a vehicle traveling southbound. A witness began rendering life-saving efforts on the woman until first responders arrived and took over.

Unfortunately, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

As of 9 p.m., traffic is still shut down both northbound and southbound Birdneck Road between Old Virginia Beach Road and 24th Street while police investigate the scene.