I-81 Pedestrian Crash Seriously Injures One
State Police are investigating a serious pedestrian crash that took place on Interstate 81.
The single-vehicle crash occurred Thursday (4/4/2019) at 5:35 a.m., around mile marker 308. A 2006 Saturn VUE was traveling south on Interstate 81 when a male pedestrian suddenly ran into the southbound travel lanes. The driver, a 31-year-old Connecticut man, was unable to avoid striking 22-year-old Darius B. Degree as he crossed. Degree, a Hamilton, Virginia, resident, was transported to the Winchester Medical Center with life threatening injuries. No charges have been placeD.
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