Pedestrian struck and killed in Rockingham County
ROCKINGHAM CO., Va. (WHSV) - An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed Friday evening in Rockingham County.
According to Virginia State Police, the incident happened just after 6 p.m. in the 90-block of Mauzy Athlone Road. That’s near the Broadway exit (mm 257) off of Interstate 81.
A 2013 Honda Civic was traveling north along Rte. 608 when police say it struck a pedestrian that was walking northbound in the travel lane. The Honda was unable to avoid striking the pedestrian. The pedestrian was wearing non-reflective dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk.
Sgt. Brent Coffey tells WHSV the driver who struck the pedestrian did stay at the scene.
The 28-year-old pedestrian died at the scene of the crash as a result of her injuries.
The driver of the Honda, a 26-year-old male, of Rockingham, was not injured in the crash. The male was wearing a seatbelt.
The crash remains under investigation.
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