Pedestrian Identified in Cowardin Avenue Fatality

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The Richmond Police Department’s Crash Team investigators have identified the person killed in a vehicle-pedestrian collision yesterday evening in the Manchester neighborhood as Edward F. Brown, 50, 600 block of Effingham Drive.
At approximately 9:21 p.m. yesterday, a vehicle was traveling in the left lane heading north on Cowardin Avenue approaching the intersection of Bainbridge Street. Brown was crossing Cowardin Avenue, not at a crosswalk, westbound toward the center median when he was struck by the vehicle.
Brown was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Crash Team investigators responded to the scene, where they interviewed the driver and witnesses and took measurements. No charges are expected at this time. The investigation is still on-going.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crash Team Detective Mark Allen at (804) 646-0280 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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