Pedestrian struck, killed on Richmond’s Cutting Blvd.

RICHMOND (KRON) — Both directions of a highly traveled road in Richmond are shut down this morning after a pedestrian was hit by a car and killed, police said on Twitter.

Around 9:40 a.m., police responded to the 1500 block of Cutting Blvd. on reports of the accident.

Officers found that a man in his 50’s had been hit by a car.

He died at the scene.

Officers say the driver who struck the pedestrian is still on the scene and is cooperating.

The roadway was closed as of 10:39 a.m. and remained closed until at least 4:15 p.m. as the death was investigated.

Traffic was diverted at South 17th Street and Marina Way South, according to police.

It is too early to determine if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision, police said.

Stay with KRON4 for updates.

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