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Posted on: October 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Pedestrian dies from injuries after being struck by a car Monday night

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – The pedestrian who was struck by a car Monday night on West Little Creek Road has died from her injuries.

The crash occurred around 7 p.m. at the intersection of West Little Creek Road and Newport Avenue.

According to investigators, 59-year-old Karen Zablocki, of the 500 block of Timothy Avenue, was attempting to cross Little Creek Road at Newport Avenue in the crosswalk when she was struck by a sport utility vehicle (SUV). 

The SUV was making a left turn from Newport Avenue to go westbound on Little Creek Road.

Zablocki was taken to the hospital for treatment; however, she died Wednesday morning.

The driver, a 16-year-old girl, stayed at the scene. Neither alcohol or speed appear to be factors for this crash. 

All lanes of West Little Creek Road from Gloucester Avenue to Sheryl Drive were closed for several hours Monday night while police investigated this crash.

There were no other injuries reported.

Once the investigation is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for review.

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