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Concord man dead after pedestrian hit-and-run in Bedford County

Rebecca Barnabi
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A hit-and-run crash in Bedford County early this morning resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

Virginia State Police is investigating the incident, which happened at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, on Route 460 four tenths of a mile west of Route 811.

Aaron Blake Collins, 26, of Concord, Va., was walking in the westbound lanes of route 460 when a vehicle struck him. Collins died at the scene.

Evidence at the scene suggests the vehicle was perhaps a 2004 to 2007 BMW 500 Series.

Virginia State Police requests anyone with information about the incident, call 1-800-542-5959 or email [email protected].

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.