|Stafford Sheriff’s Office Investigating Pedestrian Fatality|
|By Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo|
|November 18, 2019|
Stafford VA. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred this morning in the northern end of the county.
On November 18, 2019, at approximately 7:35 a.m., deputies responded to reports of a pedestrian struck in the area of Route 1 and Tracey Street. Upon arrival, they learned a man was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the street. The victim was in critical condition when deputies arrived. Shortly thereafter, Raymond Smith, 71, of Stafford County was pronounced dead.
Route 1 in the area of Tracey Street was closed for approximately two hours to allow deputies to investigate the incident and clear the roadway.
The incident remains under active investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (540) 658-4400.