Waynesboro Police Investigating Pedestrian Death

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WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) -- The Waynesboro Police Department is currently investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred Friday afternoon in the 1300 block of Rosser Avenue.

Officers were dispatched to the scene at approximately 1:32 p.m., where they found Patrick Edison Grant, 43, of Waynesboro, who had been struck by a 2005 International dump truck in the northbound lanes. Grant was pronounced dead at the scene.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Grant walking south when he suddenly either fell or jumped into the path of the northbound truck, which was being operated by a 46-year-old Churchville man.

Next of kin has been notified and an autopsy, which is standard procedure in such incidents, has been ordered.

This incident remains under investigation.

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