Pedestrian killed on Jefferson Davis Highway

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a crash that involved a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in the 16800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway at approximately 12:25 a.m. this morning.

Police said a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling south on Jefferson Davis Highway when the driver struck a pedestrian in the roadway.

The pedestrian, Robert L. Thompson, Jr., 47, of Chesterfield, was transported to VCU Medical Center where he later died. The driver was not injured.

Police continue their investigation into this crash.