What Happened: The driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck slammed into the rear of a Toyota Scion in Fauquier County, Virginia. The impact killed the driver of the Scion, whose name has not been released at this time, according to NBC12.com.

The violence of the crash pushed the Scion into another car, and all three vehicles flew off the road into the ditch. The fatal wreck happened on Route 17, about a mile south of Route 28.

Police say that the driver of the pickup fled on foot. The owner of the pickup is Diego Vasquez Mendoza, of Culpeper, Virginia. Police continue their search for the driver of the pickup truck.

Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Perspective:

As a team of personal injury lawyers with extensive experience in hit and run crashes, we know the terrible consequences and trauma that these tragic accidents cause to the families of the deceased. We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim in this case.

By speaking to an experienced Virginia personal injury lawyer, the family of the deceased could learn about all of the legal options of filing a wrongful death claim. The family could be entitled to compensation for sorrow, mental anguish and loss of solace, as well as loss of income from the deceased, and funeral expenses, among other possibilities.

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