UPDATE: Altavista pedestrian dead following early morning crash in Campbell County

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News
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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — An Altavista woman is dead after being hit by a cab while walking along Route 29 in Campbell County early Monday morning.

Virginia State Police say they responded to a crash along Route 29 (Wards Road) just south of the Route 460 off ramp shortly after 1:15 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 16.

According to police, a pedestrian was walking in the left lane of Route 29 South before being struck by a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria cab, which was unable to avoid hitting the pedestrian.

Authorities say the Ford’s driver — identified as 55-year-old Orlando Harding of Lynchburg — was not injured in the crash and is not being charged.

However, Virginia State Police say the pedestrian — 26-year-old Jennifer E. Marsh of Altavista — died at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

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