BVPD: Pedestrian injured in Bristol, VA hit-and-run dies in hospital


BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – A man hit by a vehicle on Meadow Drive in Bristol, Virginia on November 5 has died in the hospital.

According to Sergeant Steve Crawford of the Bristol Virginia Police Department, Jason Kirk Moore, 46, passed away on Monday at the University of Virginia Medical Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Detective sergeant Steve Crawford, with the Bristol Virginia Police Department says they have been questioning a person of interest for the past few days.

“We’re in the process of trying to determine the exact reason this happened,” Sergeant Crawford explained. “We are pursuing certain information that we still have witnesses that we’re going over right now.”

Police were called to the scene after it happened around 8 p.m.

“He was laying in the road, and they thought he had passed out, fainted or some medical condition,” Sergeant Crawford said.

Witnesses to the incident told police they saw a dark-colored sedan traveling nearby at the time of the hit-and-run.

“He had injury to his face and to his head,” Sergeant Crawford said. “We had found he had been injured and it looked like he had been struck by a vehicle.”

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call the Bristol, Virginia Police Department at (276) 645-7400.

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