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Posted on: February 4, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk man dies in auto-pedestrian crash


Norfolk Police Traffic Fatality Team were called to a motor vehicle accident with injuries involving a pedestrian this morning shortly after 5:20 am.

The Pedestrian, 62-year-old Gary W. Bess Sr. of the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive, was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a man driving a Chevrolet Pick-up truck was traveling northbound in the 3600 block of Tidewater Drive, through a green light, when the vehicle struck the pedestrian who was inside the crosswalk.

The results of the investigation will be turned over to the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office for review, and consideration for charges.

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