Martinsburg police identify victim in fatal accident

West Virginia


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (WDVM) — The Martinsburg Police Department has identified the victim as Walter Lee Baihly, a 78-year-old from Harpers Ferry. The driver has been identified as Robert Brining, an 84-year-old from Martinsburg.

The matter has been referred to the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further review.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (WDVM) — An elderly man died Friday after he was struck while walking across the parking lot of Lowe’s in Martinsburg, according to authorities.

The Martinsburg Police Department said they responded to the location at 14725 Apple Harvest Drive around 12:23 p.m. Friday. The 78-year-old victim was taken to Berkeley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Police have not released the victim’s name or any information on the driver. The investigation is ongoing.

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