*Update* Pedestrian Fatality 500 N Birdneck Rd

*Update* Pedestrian Fatality 500 N Birdneck Rd
September 25, 2020

*Update*The pedestrian has been identified as 54-year-old Sherry Sexton of Virginia Beach​.On Friday, September 25, 2020, at approximately 7:30PM, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for a pedestrian hit by a vehicle in the 500 block of North Birdneck Road. The preliminary investigation indicates that an adult female was crossing Birdneck Road when she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Birdneck Road. A witness to the crash began rendering life-saving efforts to the female, and first responders took over when they arrived on scene. Unfortunately, the female succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by Emergency Medical Services. Traffic will remain shutdown for both northbound and southbound travel between Old Virginia Beach Rd and 24th Street while police investigate the scene. This is being actively investigated by the Fatal Crash Team (FACT). This is all the information available at this time.Master Police Officer LH TassaVirginia Beach Police DepartmentPublic Affairs Office- Alternate