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The original item was published from 11/9/2019 6:42:00 PM to 11/17/2019 12:00:04 AM.

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Man arrested after a fatal hit and run accident on E. Princess Anne Road this morning

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police have arrested a man after a car struck and killed a pedestrian in the 5000 block of E. Princess Anne Road on Saturday morning.

According to detectives, around 11:10 a.m., on November 9, 2019, a pedestrian was crossing E. Princess Anne Road when a car hit him and fled the scene. When first responders arrived, they found 58-year-old Augustus Gibbs of Norfolk, lying in the road. Medics transported Gibbs to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation led police to the 1300 block of Norcova Court where they arrested 22-year-old Jayton Baker. Baker has been charged with felony hit and run and is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

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