Woman Hit By Car, Killed in Roanoke County

Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Police say a woman is dead after she was hit by a car Monday night.

Officers responded to the scene about 9:30 p.m. Investigators say Ann Douthat, 70, was crossing Brambleton Avenue near the intersection of View Avenue when she was hit by a vehicle in the northbound lane. Crews took her to the hospital where she later died.

The driver of the car, Richard Seamans, Jr. was not hurt. Police say alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the accident.

The crash is still under investigation.