Police release name of man dead after being hit by tractor-trailer in Bedford Co.
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Curtis Junior Martin was named as the victim by Virginia State Police. He was wearing dark clothing and died at the scene.
No charges are pending.
EARLIER STORY: A man is dead after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Bedford County early Tuesday morning, according to Virginia State Police.
Police say the incident occurred at 3:50 a.m. on Rt. 460, near Candle Lane.
A 72-year-old male pedestrian was walking west on Rt. 460 in the roadway when he was hit by a tractor-trailer driving west.
Police say Bedford County 911 received a call from a passer-by prior to the crash, saying a man was walking in the road, but before any units could respond, the man had been hit.
Police say they will release more information after they’ve notified the man’s next-of-kin.
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