Pedestrian death under investigation

The Virginia State Police are investigating a pedestrian death Monday evening in the 300 block of Gore Road about a half mile west of Back Creek Road in Frederick County.

Sgt. F.L. (Les) Tyler of the state police said trooper A.P. Flanagan was called to the scene at about 6:13 p.m. Flanagan found an elderly man lying in the roadway, Tyler said. The man had died at the scene and had been struck by at least one vehicle, Tyler said.

The victim’s body was taken to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Manassas for an examination and autopsy.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have seen the victim walking along Gore Road shortly after 6 p.m. Monday to call trooper Flanagan at 662-3313 or 829-7713.