FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Authorities in Stafford County say a man is dead after being hit by a fire truck that was on its way to the scene of a car crash.
Authorities say the man was struck around 8:40 p.m. Friday as he was crossing Warrenton Road, a six-lane roadway in Fredericksburg.
The sheriff's office says the man was in a darkened portion of the road and outside a crosswalk. The sheriff's office says the fire truck's driver tried unsuccessfully to avoid hitting the man. He died at a hospital.
The pedestrian's name has not been released. The fire truck was on its way to the scene of a car crash on nearby I-95.
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