Virginia State Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Frederick County

police crime sceneVirginia State Police Senior Trooper D.J. Scott is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Frederick County reported Sunday at 2:47 p.m. on Route 50 at ½ of a mile east of Route 600.

A 2006 Toyota Solara was traveling west on Route 50 in the right lane when it struck a pedestrian walking south across Route 50. The pedestrian suddenly entered the travel lane, and the Toyota was unable to avoid striking the man.

The pedestrian, Douglas E. Carr Jr., 57, of Augusta, W.Va., died at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the Toyota, an 86-year-old male from Yellow Spring, W.Va., was not injured in the crash and remained on scene.

No charges have been placed.

The crash remains under investigation.

Virginia State Police was assisted by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Gainesboro Fire and Rescue, and Round Hill Fire and Rescue.

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