Police working vehicle/pedestrian accident

Monday, October 23, 2017

UPDATE:  October 25, 2017 9:58 a.m.

In the early morning hours of October 24, 2017, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries.  The decedent has been identified as 21-year-old Raekwon Allen Mcrae of Virginia Beach.

​Further investigation has revealed that Mr. Mcrae was crossing South Independence Boulevard, outside the crosswalk and against the signal when he was struck.

The operator of the Dodge pickup truck received a Virginia summons for failing to have an operators license. 


On Monday, October 23, 2017 at approximately 8:33 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a vehicle/pedestrian accident in the 1800 block of Independence Boulevard and the 900 block of Windsor Oaks Boulevard. The pedestrian is an adult male who was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local hospital with what is believed life-threatening injuries. 

Preliminary investigations determined that the pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway and was struck by a Dodge pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck remained on scene with victim until police arrived.   

This case remains under investigation by members of the Fatal Crash Team (FACT). No other information is available at this time. This release will be updated as soon as information becomes available.

MPO L. M. Bauder

​Public Affairs Officer, Alternate