A pedestrian was struck and killed after a “road rage incident” in Woodbridge Wednesday, Prince William County police said.
Officers were called to the area of Prince William Parkway and Minnieville Road just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian, Prince William County police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Perok said in a news release.
Police investigated and determined that a 2010 Mitsubishi Galant sedan and a 1995 Ford F-Super Duty truck were traveling north on Prince William Parkway “when a road rage incident occurred,” Perok said in the news release.
Both vehicles stopped in the area of parkway and Minnieville Road due to traffic, police said.
When both vehicles were stopped, the pickup truck driver exited his vehicle and began to approach the Galant, police said.
The Galant then “maneuvered into the left lanes,” police said in the news release.
As the vehicle did that, the pickup truck driver and a 2012 Honda Odyssey minivan were struck, Perok said in the news release.
That collision caused the pickup truck driver to be “caught between both the sedan and the minivan,” Perok said.
“Investigators are still determining which vehicle struck the pedestrian,” Perok said.
The Galant driver stopped and contacted police, the news release said.
The pickup truck driver, identified as Larry Dean Walker, 53, of Woodbridge, died at the scene, police said.
Detectives from the violent crimes bureau are investigating the incident with the crash investigation unit “due to the nature of the death,” the police news release said.
No other injuries were reported. Police identified the Galant driver as a 34-year-old Woodbridge man and the Honda Odyssey driver, who was not involved in the initial road rage incident, as a 68-year-old Woodbridge woman.
Speed, alcohol, and drug use are not factors in the collision, police said. At this time, no charges have been placed. The investigation continues.