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Roanoke pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle on Hershberger Road

UPDATE

The Roanoke Police Department said a pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle on Hershberger Road Tuesday morning.

The pedestrian was identified as Kirk King, 56 of Roanoke, according to police.

ORIGINAL STORY

A pedestrian is in the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle on Hershberger Road, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

Authorities said the vehicle was headed west on Hershberger Road NW shortly before 6 a.m. when the pedestrian walked out into the road and was hit. The pedestrian was then transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Law enforcement told 10 News that the driver of the vehicle involved stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Authorities said the driver did not appear to be impaired.

The westbound lanes of Hershberger Road NW between Bean Street and Williamson Road Northwest were closed but they have since reopened.

Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops.


Source: WSLS News 10

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