CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Virginia State Police are investigating two fatal crashes involving pedestrians that happened in our area Saturday night.
According to a spokesperson, the first happened at around 9:35 p.m. in Mappsville in Accomack County on the Eastern Shore.
32-year-old Jonathan Morales of Jersey City, New Jersey, was walking in the lane of travel of the northbound lanes of Route 13/13300 Lankford Highway when he was struck by a 2008 Honda Ridgeline driven by a man from Wilmington, Delaware.
Morales died at the scene. State police said he had been wearing all-black clothing when he was struck. According to the spokesperson, no charges will be filed at this time. It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a contributing factor.
The second crash happened just before Midnight on Route 17/Carrollton Boulevard and Eagle Harbor Parkway, in Isle of Wight County.
A woman, later identified as 35-year-old Kacey Christina Kelly of Carrolton, was walking in the lane of travel when she was struck by a 2015 Nissan Altima.
Kelly was transported to Riverside Regional, where she subsequently died from her injuries. She did not have any identification on her and was initially listed as a Jane Doe.
The driver of the Altima, 28-year-old Katelynn Anna Reyes of Newport News, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Investigators said there are "indications" that Kelly was also struck by another unknown vehicle.
State Police are reaching out to the community for any witnesses who may have been in the area of Route 17 near Eagle Harbor Parkway prior to or at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to call (757) 424-6800 or to email them at email@example.com.