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Person killed in crash involving pedestrian in Accomack County

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Posted at 10:15 PM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-05 07:16:51-04

ACCOMACK Co., Va. - One person has died after a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 13 in Accomack County Monday night.

The crash happened in the 23000 block of Lankford Highway near Front Street around 8:42 p.m.

Preliminary investigations reveal that State police were called at approximately 8:42 PM to investigate the crash on Route 13/Lankford Highway, north of Courthouse Avenue.

According to authorities, Linda Love Ferebee’s vehicle became a hazard causing her to stop her vehicle along a median that separates the north and south lanes of Route 13. After receiving assistance moving her car to a nearby parking lot, Ferebee, a 74-year-old woman wearing all dark clothing, attempted to cross the northbound lanes of Route 13 to the store parking lot, when she was struck by a Dodge Ram truck that was traveling in the northbound lanes.

Police say that the driver of the Dodge truck, 20 year old Robert Sterling jr., showed no signs of impairment or indication of speeding.

All northbound lanes of travel were shut down for the crash investigation, and reopened at 1:59 AM on April 5, 2022.

Virginia State Police are investigating the crash, and the accident reconstruction team has been called to the scene for assistance.

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