VSP: Pedestrian dead after being hit by tractor-trailer on Route 501 in Campbell County

Happened 1:30 a.m. on Friday

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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – A pedestrian has passed away after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Campbell County, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities said the crash happened on Route 501, or Brookneal Highway, at about 1:30 a.m. Friday morning.

State Police told 10 News that the tractor-trailer was driving near Volunteer Road when he came across a male pedestrian in the travel lane.

Unfortunately, the tractor-trailer was unable to avoid hitting the man, who died at the scene.

This remains an ongoing investigation.

We will continue to update this article as we learn more


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