Alcohol involved in fatal pedestrian, vehicle accident

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – A Henrico man is dead after police say he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street early Sunday morning.

47-year-old Steve C. Thomas was crossing the southbound lanes of Lakeside Ave near Spruce St. around 3:30 a.m. when he was hit by an SUV.

Police say speed and alcohol were not factors for the driver but say alcohol did influence the pedestrian.

The driver was not injured and faces no charges.

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