Pedestrian killed on S. Military Highway identified

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 11:42 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 31 at 12:51 PM

Pedestrian accident

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VIRGINIA BEACH-- A pedestrian struck and killed Tuesday morning on Military Highway in Virginia Beach has now been identified.

The victim is 67-year-old William John Power of Virginia Beach.

Police say Power was walking across Military Highway when he was struck by a flatbed tow truck that was traveling westbound.

The driver of the tow truck stopped his vehicle and rushed to the victim's aid.

Firefighters were nearby on an unrelated medical call and responded to the scene.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Speed and alcohol are not considered factors in the accident and no charges have been filed.

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