Chesterfield Police are investigating an overnight crash that left a pedestrian dead.
Police responded just before 12:30 a.m. Friday to the 18000 block of Jefferson Davis Highway for reports of a person struck by a vehicle.
Investigators said a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier headed south on Jeff Davis struck a pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian, 47-year-old Robert Thompson, was transported to VCU Medical Center where he later died.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
Police are continuing to investigate the crash. Stay with 8News for updates.
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