79-year-old dies after being struck by SUV in Powhatan

Published: Feb. 18, 2017 at 12:56 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 18, 2017 at 9:13 AM EST
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POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) - State Police tell us an elderly man is dead after being hit by an SUV in Powhatan County.

Troopers say around 6:10 p.m. Friday, 79-year-old Merle White was walking near Anderson Highway and Academy Road. They tell us White stepped into the road and was hit by an SUV.

White died at the scene. The female driver was not injured.

There are no charges in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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