UPDATE: The northbound lanes of Route 29 reopened around 10:45 p.m. Friday.


ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Albemarle County Police Department is investigating an incident in which a pedestrian was killed.

According to police, units responded to the intersection of Route 29 and Rio Road East around 6:50 p.m. Friday.

Two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle in the area. 

One of the people was taken to the University of Virginia Health System for treatment. The other was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with law enforcement.

At this time, three northbound lanes of Route 29 are closed.