Pedestrian seriously injured in Wythe County
From Virginia State Police
The Virginia State Police is investigating a serious injury crash involving a pedestrian that occurred at 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, on Lead Mine Road in Wythe County.
A woman, who was not wearing reflective clothing, ran onto Lead Mine Road south of the intersection with Loafers Rest Road. A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado heading northbound swerved to try and avoid the woman but was unable to do so.
The woman, Debra C. Dunford, 72, of Austinville, Va., was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the Silverado was not injured.