Police identify pedestrian hit, killed while trying to cross Henrico road

Police identify pedestrian hit, killed while trying to cross Henrico road
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HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - A person was hit and killed while trying to cross Nine Mile Road in Henrico on Friday evening.

Police were called around 7:20 p.m. for the report of a crash on Nine Mile Road near the intersection of Newbridge Road.

Officers said a pedestrian was trying to cross Nine Mile Road and when they were hit by a vehicle heading east.

Police said the person - identified Monday as 58-year-old Staccato Padgett - was killed by the impact.

The driver did stop at the scene and cooperated with officers.

The crash closed Nine Mile Road between Forest Avenue and Newbridge Road.

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