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      Man Dies in Franklin County Accident

      Franklin Co., VA - State police say a pedestrian died after he was hit by a truck Friday morning on Wirtz Road in Franklin County.

      Police say it happened around 7:30 a.m. just south of Route 687.

      They say Grant Robert Plaskon, 49, of Salem walked up to the edge of the road from the ditchline, bent over, and was struck in the head by a passing dump truck that was going northbound.

      He was killed at the scene.

      No charges are being filed against the driver.

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