Stafford Co. sheriff’s deputy strikes, kills man in roadway

A man was struck and killed by a Stafford County Sheriff deputy overnight Thursday.

According to a release, the deputy was headed eastbound on Garrisonville Road just after midnight when he struck the 44-year-old-man, who was crossing the roadway at Center Street, authorities said.

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said the man died at the scene.

The deputy was treated for minor injuries.

An investigation into the incident continues.

Below is a map of the area.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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