Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle in Halifax, State Police say

Southside Virginia News

HALIFAX, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash that left a pedestrian dead in the Town of Halifax Friday morning.

According to officials, state troopers responded to a crash in the 400 block of South Main Street shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22.

Police say a Honda Accord was traveling north when a pedestrian stepped into the travel lane, but the Honda could not avoid hitting the pedestrian.

The pedestrian — identified as 58-year-old David N. Throckmorton of Halifax — died at the scene of the crash, but the driver of the Honda was uninjured.

The crash remains under investigation, Virginia State Police say.

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