STERLING, VA.– 08/17/2014- According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, a Sterling, Virginia man lost his life after he was struck by a motorist who was driving under the influence of alcohol Friday night.
Around 10 PM the victim, Jeffrey A. Carter, 53, was attempting to cross Cascades Parkway, just south of Middlefield Drive, when he was struck by a northbound 2010 Ford Explorer. The driver remained on the scene.
The victim was taken to the Lansdowne Campus of Inova Loudoun Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver, Pierpaolo Verrone, 47, of Sterling, VA, was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with DUI and remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.
The crash remains under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit.