Midlothian woman struck and killed crossing I-64

Midlothian woman struck and killed crossing I-64

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) - A Midlothian woman died Monday afternoon after Virginia State Police say she was struck by a pickup truck as she tried to cross Interstate 64.

The crash happened around 3:40 p.m. Monday on Interstate 64 at the 173.6 mile marker, just before the Rockville exit in Goochland County.

Investigation by State Police revealed that a 2002 Mitsubishi driven by Brenda K. Mekhimar that broke down on the right shoulder. Mekhimar and her husband crossed the travel lanes of the interstate to get help rom a nearby construction crew that was working. Mekhimar's husband and a worker crossed back over to the disabled vehicle, but State Police said Mekhimar stepped into the path of a pickup truck headed east on I-64. The driver of the pickup was unable to avoid her.

Mekhimar, 56, died at the scene. No charges will be filed in relation to the crash.

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