Pedestrian hit, killed in Kanawha County

Charleston Police and Charleston firefighters respond after a woman is hit and killed by a...
Charleston Police and Charleston firefighters respond after a woman is hit and killed by a vehicle crossing Lee Street.(Viewer submission)
Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 11:46 AM EDT
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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The 200 block of Lee Street has been reopened Tuesday following a deadly incident that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

According to the Charleston Police Department, a woman was hit by a car around 11:15 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of traffic, near the intersection of Clendenin Street and Lee Street.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Possible charges are pending in the case, according to Charleston Police, who said a 2015 blue Toyota Camry was involved.

The name of the victim is not being released until police have notified family.

Further information has not been released.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday morning, according to 911 dispatchers.

Emergency crews are blocking a portion of Lee Street in Charleston following the deadly incident.

Charleston Police confirms the victim was a woman.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

The Charleston Police Department and Charleston Fire Department are on scene.

Further information has not been released.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

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