Officer strikes, kills pedestrian in Waverly

Officer strikes, kills pedestrian in Waverly

WAVERLY, VA (WWBT) - A Virginia State Police accident reconstruction team is investigating a crash after a police officer struck and killed a 47-year-old pedestrian early Tuesday.

A preliminary investigation shows that a Waverly police car was traveling eastbound on Route 460 when the officer hit Antonio T. Green, of Waverly, in the roadway around 1:50 a.m. The incident happened at the intersection of Route 40.

"This is still an ongoing investigation in which our findings are dependent upon several other state agencies," Virginia State Police said in a news release Tuesday morning.

The crash shut down down all lanes of 460 for several hours.

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