Last night around 10:50 p.m. a pedestrian on Lens Creek Road was struck by a south-bound vehicle. That vehicle fled the scene toward Boone County. Another car then struck him while he was on the ground in the road. The driver of the second vehicle pulled over to see what happened and called 911.
Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded with an ambulance from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority. The pedestrian, an adult male, died at the scene.
Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is urged to contact us. Tips can be received by phone at 304-357-0169, by email to Tips@kanawhasheriff.us, or through our website at www.kanawhasheriff.us.
The name of the deceased will be released after detectives indicate next of kin has been notified.