90-year-old pedestrian dies after hit by car in Lynchburg Thursday

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Lynchburg police say a 90-year-old man died following a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Thursday afternoon.

The Lynchburg Police Department says officers responded to Linkhorne Road at Circle Road for a report of an injured person in the roadway shortly after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov, 26.

When police arrived on scene, they found a pedestrian — identified as 90-year-old Paul Royer of Lynchburg — who had been hit by a vehicle.

According to the department, crews took Royer to Lynchburg General Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

The department says this is an ongoing investigation and asks anyone with information about this incident to contact Officer Bauserman at (434) 455-6047. 

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