Augusta : VSP Seeking Public’s Help With Fatal Pedestrian Crash

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Augusta County, Virginia

“The Virginia State Police is seeking the public’s help with locating the vehicle responsible for a fatal pedestrian crash in Augusta County Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

At 9:49 p.m., Trooper J.T. Lotts responded to crash on Parkersburg Turnpike at Pine Tree Lane. A 42-year-old male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle traveling east on Parkersburg Turnpike. The striking vehicle then fled the scene. At this stage of the investigation, the suspect vehicle is believed to have been a maroon or red truck or SUV. The vehicle will have damage to its right front headlight, front turn signal, and/or both.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

Anyone with information about the suspect vehicle and/or its driver is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 434-352-7128 or #77 on a cell phone or by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.

The crash remains under investigation.

Corinne Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police”

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