NN pedestrian killed on Jefferson Ave.
NEWPORT NEWS-- Police identified a man who was struck by an SUV and killed Thursday night in Newport News.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Bellwood Road and Jefferson Avenue.
Spokesman Harold Eley said 54-year-old Michael Ray Lassiter stepped in front of the vehicle as he tried to cross Jefferson Ave.
All southbound lanes were blocked and traffic re-routed around the scene via Bellwood Road and Tyler Avenue.
No charges had been placed against the 57-year-old driver from Chesapeake, Eley added.