Pedestrian struck

A PEDESTRIAN was reportedly struck by a vehicle Friday evening on First Street near Cedar Avenue just before 7 p.m. The victim was transported by Norfolk Rescue. 

The pedestrian struck by a vehicle Friday evening on First Street near Cedar Avenue has been identified by the Norfolk Police Department as Ana Herwig, 56, of Norfolk.

Witnesses on scene reported Herwig was on the ground for some time with a Norfolk police officer performing chest compressions, before the arrival of Norfolk Rescue.

The victim was later transported by ambulance. The extent of the injuries was unknown as of Friday evening.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Robert Johnson, 23, of Albion.

Johnson was observed completing a field sobriety test administered by a police officer, but he was not taken into custody at that time.


Original story posted at 7:40 p.m. Nov. 1.

A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a vehicle Friday evening on First Street near Cedar Avenue just before 7 p.m.

Witnesses on scene reported the pedestrian was on the ground for some time with a Norfolk police officer performing chest compressions, prior to Norfolk Rescue arriving. 

The victim was later transported by ambulance. The extent of their injuries was unknown as of Friday evening.

The male driver of the vehicle was observed completing a field sobriety test administered by a police officer, though it did not appear he was taken into custody at that time.

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