Lynchburg, VA (December 19, 2020) – A pedestrian has lost their life after their involvement in a fatal crash that occurred on Graves Mill Road this past Tuesday, December 15. The crash was said to have occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. or shortly after.
According to the crash report, the accident happened when Rhonda Hayes, 61, was fatally struck by a driver in the 1500 block of Graves Mill Road in a parking lot. Few details are currently available concerning the crash and its surrounding circumstances.
Police are currently investigating the crash. The area of Graves Mill where the accident happened was closed while first responders were present at the crash scene.
It remains unclear whether or not Hayes required transportation to the hospital after the accident took place. The driver in this crash has not been publicly identified at this time.
No further information is available at this time.
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Pedestrian Accidents in Virginia
Pedestrian accidents negatively affect, injure, and take the lives of thousands of people per year in Virginia and across the United States. Approximately 15% of Virginia’s statewide fatality rate concerning traffic accidents are pedestrian deaths. In 2016, 121 of the total 761 traffic accident fatalities that occurred in Virginia were pedestrians. This is equal to about 16%. On average, there are about 2,000 Virginia pedestrian accidents per year. These accidents can occur for a multitude of different reasons. Unfortunately, a large percentage of these reasons are negligent human behaviors like driver distraction, intoxication, or failure to correctly maneuver their vehicle on the roadway.
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