VSP investigating fatal Smyth County crash


A 33-year-old Chilhowie, Va., man died when he was hit by a vehicle while walking along the road.

Virginia State Police reported Michael J. Rouse was walking in the southbound lane of Route 11, north of Route 660, around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday as the driver of a 2000 Kia Rio approached him. The driver was unable to avoid hitting Rouse, according to VSP.

The adult female driver was not identified. She was not hurt.

VSP was continuing to investigate the crash.Copyright WJHL 2016. All rights reserved.

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