Police: 87-year-old Danville man dies after being hit by vehicle

87-year-old Eugene Moorefield, Jr. was hit by a vehicle on Westover Drive Sunday night and later died at Danville Regional Medical Center (WSET)

UPDATE: 1:15 p.m.

The Danville Police Department has identified the man killed Sunday night after being hit by a vehicle as Eugene Field Moorefield Jr., of Danville.

The crash is still under investigation.


DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - An elderly man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Danville on Sunday evening, as reported by The Danville Police Department.

The accident happened at around 6:15 p.m. on 1500 Westover Drive.

Police say the vehicle was headed west when the pedestrian stepped in front of the moving car.

Officials also say witnesses jumped into action and began CPR on the victim until paramedics got there.

The 87-year-old man was taken to Danville Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Officials confirm this is not considered a hit and run and there are no charges at this time.

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