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Man dies after being hit by driver in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – A man died at a hospital Friday night after being hit by a driver in the 5100 block of Williamson Road NW.

According to Roanoke Police, officers responded to a report of a person involved in a crash with a vehicle and found the man lying in the road with what appeared to be serious injuries.

He was taken by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries. The name of the victim is being withheld until family is notified.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, and is cooperating with police. Early investigation shows the man was in the road when he was hit by the driver traveling south on Williamson Road NW.

Viola Higgins

I’m a mother of 2 little angels that I continuously try to figure out and spend the other half figuring out how to be a great wife. Writing is my passion and I write regularly for the Virginian Tribune and several other national news outlets.

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