Pedestrian hit, dies following early morning accident in Frederick County, Va.


In Frederick County, Va., a pedestrian died following an accident early Thursday.

According to the Virginia State Police, the crash happened around 5 a.m. on Wardensville Grade Road south of Route 604.

Sixty-seven year-old Michael Gaylord, of Winchester, was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on the road when he pulled off to the side and left his vehicle. 

That’s when a four-door Saturn, driven by 36 year-old Cecil Jones, of Winchester, came around the curve.

According to troopers, Jones was blinded by the headlights of the Camry and didn’t see Gaylord in the road and hit him.

Gaylord died on the scene.

No charges have been filed, as the crash is still under investigation.

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