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Posted on: December 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk Police identify man killed in hit-and-run crash on E. Virginia Beach Boulevard

Norfolk, Va. (NPD) - Detectives have identified the Norfolk man who died earlier this month in an accident as 53-year-old James E. Davenport Jr.

On December 17, 2020 around 9:40 p.m., officers responded to the 5600 block of E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, at the intersection E. Virginia Beach Boulevard and Briar Hill Road, for the report of a man who had been hit by a vehicle. The preliminary investigation revealed that the man was operating a moped scooter when he was hit by a vehicle. The suspect fled the scene.

Davenport Jr. was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.  

As Detectives continue their investigation, they ask anyone with information about the crash to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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