Fatal hit-and-run in Spotsylvania County leaves one dead; Police searching for suspect vehicle

Virginia State Police are searching to identify the driver of a red pickup truck that struck two pedestrians on Tuesday in Spotsylvania County, killing one of the victims.

The crash occurred at 1:10 a.m. along the 4400 block of Lafayette Boulevard when two pedestrians were walking eastbound in the far right of the lane and were struck from behind.

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Jon W. Kern, 36, died at the scene of the crash. A 36-year-old female suffered minor injuries,

The suspect car should have damage on the passenger side. Anyone with information can call the Virginia State Police at 540-891-4108 or email questions@vsp.virginia.