State Police tell us an elderly an is dead after being hit by an SUV in Powhatan County. Troopers say around 6:10 p.m. Friday 79-year-old Merle White was walking near Anderson Highway and Academy Road. They tell us White stepped into the road and was hit by an SUV.
White died at the scene. The female driver was not injured.
There are no charges in the crash, which remains under investigation.