On Tuesday, February 9, at approximately 11:30 p.m., members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on US Route 219 North in Fairlea.
Initial investigation revealed the pedestrian, identified as Johnny Ray Howard, Jr, 39, was struck by a northbound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene following the incident.
Howard was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Deputy S. C. Havens, of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office, is the investigating officer. Deputy Havens was assisted by members of the Sheriff’s Office and the Lewisburg Police Department.