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New Jersey man struck by vehicle along Churchville Avenue

(WHSV)
Published: Mar. 26, 2020 at 7:20 AM EDT
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(UPDATE 9:10 p.m.) Virginia State Police said a New Jersey man was ultimately transported to UVA Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle on Route 250 on Thursday morning near Frog Pond Road.

According to investigators, the 26-year-old was walking in traffic in the travel lane when he was struck by a 2007 Mazda sedan. Police said the man, who was dressed in dark clothing, had life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car was from Staunton and was not hurt in the crash.

Police said no charges would be filed.

UPDATE (9 a.m.):

Churchville Ave. (Rt. 250) has reopened near Jake's Convenience Store after a crash involving a pedestrian Thursday morning.

There's still no official word on the extent of the victim's injuries.

First responders told WHSV that just before 6 a.m., a vehicle struck a man between Frog Pond Road and Jake's Convenience store.

Both Swoope Volunteer Fire Company and Churchville Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the scene.

The man who was hit was transported by ambulance to Augusta Health. According to first responders on scene, air care was declined due to weather.

Virginia State Police is investigating.

This is a developing story. Stay with WHSV for the latest.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

Swoope Volunteer Fire Company tells WHSV one person is injured after vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.

It happened just before 6:00 a.m. on Thursday. Authorities say a vehicle struck a male pedestrian between Frog Pond Road and Jake's Convenience store.

Both Swoope Volunteer Fire Company and Churchville Fire & Rescue were dispatched to the scene. Virginia State Police is also assisting.

Authorities say the male victim was transported to Augusta Health, the driver was not transported from the scene.

According to VDOT, all lanes of Churchville Avenue are closed at this time.

No word yet if charges are pending. Stay with WHSV for the latest updates.

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