Elderly man killed crossing Broad Street

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – A 82-year-old man was killed Saturday night while attempting to cross Broad St. near Parham Rd.

Police say Joseph M. Gitubia was crossing from the Tropical Smoothie Café towards the Exxon fuel station when he was hit by an SUV in the west bound lanes.

Patrol officers in the area witnessed the accident and immediately went to help.

Despite the life saving efforts of EMS crews, police say Gitubia died on the way to the hospital.

Police say speed and alcohol were not apparent factors for either Gitubia or the driver of the SUV.

That driver currently faces no charges though police say the case will be reviewed by the Attorney General's Office.

Police say Gitubia was wearing dark clothing and was not using a cross-walk.

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