Police release name of victim in fatal pedestrian crash on Route 29

Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 9:17 AM EST
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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Police have identified the Charlottesville man who was fatally hit by a vehicle on Route 29 last week.

First responders were called out to the area near the Rio Road intersection of Rt. 29 around 6:45 p.m. Friday, January 13 for a report of pedestrians struck.

Police say 53-year-old Harry Steven Allen was one of three people trying to cross the road. He and another person were hit in the roadway.

Allen was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other person was taken to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation, and the Albemarle County Police Department says there are no pending charges at this time.

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