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Pedestrian struck and killed in Rockingham County

Pedestrian struck and killed on Mauzy Athlone Road in Rockingham County
Pedestrian struck and killed on Mauzy Athlone Road in Rockingham County(WHSV)
Published: Jan. 23, 2022 at 3:51 PM EST
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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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