Hanover, VA – On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at approximately 1:20 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to Mechanicsville Turnpike near Old Hickory Drive for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. A vehicle traveling westbound on Mechanicsville Turnpike struck a pedestrian and stopped at the scene. The pedestrian was immediately transported by Hanover Fire-EMS to a local hospital. Later that evening, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries.
The pedestrian has been identified as Thomas Elton Cordle, 54, of Mechanicsville.
Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.
We extend our sincerest condolences to the family of Mr. Cordle during this difficult time.