UPDATE: VSP says pedestrian said to have been struck in Forest reported to not have been struck, fell on his own

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UPDATE 2:40 p.m.: According to Virginia State Police, the pedestrian who was said to have been hit near Glade Spring Drive was not struck by a vehicle.

Instead, the pedestrian was said to have fallen on his own as police noted the smell of alcohol on him and his relation to the road, where he was found.

Police have not released any additional information.


FOREST, Va. (WFXR) — Forest first responders were dispatched Wednesday morning after a pedestrian was hit near Glade Springs Drive.

According to the Forest Volunteer Fire Department, crews from Forest and the Bedford County Fire & Rescue Special Operations Command responded to a pedestrian who was struck over an embankment off Glade Springs Drive the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 25.

There is no word about the condition of the pedestrian at this time.

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office told WFXR News the incident is being investigated by Virginia State Police.

WFXR News has reached out to Virginia State Police for more information about the incident.

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