UPDATE (Sunday, Sep. 3 at 8:20 p.m.) – According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, the victim and driver may have both been under the influence at the time of the fatal crash.
The victim has been identified as James Camp Richardson, 41, of Cross Lanes. Deputies said he died at the scene from his injuries, and the driver of the car, a 60-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to deputies, alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor of the crash.
Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation and toxicology reports.
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – A man was killed in Cross Lanes on Sunday morning after being hit by a car, according to dispatchers.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. on the 300 block of Goff Mountain Rd.
According to dispatchers and the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and other first responders were called to the scene after a man walked out into the roadway and was fatally hit by a car.
The identity of the victim has not been released.