Last Monday, Kenneth Hudnall, a 60-year-old Reedville resident struck and killed Paul L. Taylor, 67, of Pikesville, MD.
According to Virginia State Police’s preliminary investigation, Hudnall was driving eastbound on Route 360 in a 1986 Dodge pickup. He hit Taylor approximately half a mile east of Liberty Road while the man was stopped on a paved portion of the shoulder. Northumberland Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene, and Taylor was taken to Rappahannock General Hospital in Kilmarnock. He was later pronounced dead.
Hudnall was wearing his seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries. He was not arrested at the scene but was charged with reckless driving.
At last request, more details were unavailable as the matter is still under investigation with the assistance of the Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team. The additional investigation is standard procedure in a case such as this, according to Sergeant Keeli L. Hill, public information office for VSP.