The Virginia State Police investigated a pedestrian being struck in Bedford County. The crash occurred shortly before 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, on Route 460, near Candle Lane. A 72 year-old male was walking west on Route 460 in the roadway and was struck by a westbound tractor-trailer.

Bedford County 911 received a call from a passer-by shortly prior to the crash, stating that a male was walking in the roadway, but before any units could respond, the pedestrian had been struck.

Virginia State Police have confirmed the identity of the pedestrian in this fatal crash as Curtis Junior Martin, 72, of Appomattox. Mr. Martin was wearing dark clothing and died at the scene.

There are no charges pending.