The Virginia State Police is seeking the public’s help with locating the vehicle responsible for a fatal pedestrian crash in Augusta County on Wednesday.
At 9:49 p.m., Trooper J.T. Lotts responded to crash on Parkersburg Turnpike at Pine Tree Lane. A 42-year-old male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle traveling east on Parkersburg Turnpike. The striking vehicle then fled the scene.
At this stage of the investigation, the suspect vehicle is believed to have been a maroon or red truck or SUV. The vehicle will have damage to its right front headlight, front turn signal, and/or both.
The pedestrian, Ricky C. Dickey, 42, of Staunton died at the scene.
Anyone with information about the suspect vehicle and/or its driver is encouraged to call the Virginia State Police at 434-352-7128 or #77 on a cell phone or by email at [email protected].
The crash remains under investigation.