Stafford County

Pedestrian Hit, Killed in Grocery Store Parking Lot in Stafford County

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A man who was walking in a grocery store parking lot in Stafford County was hit and killed Wednesday, officials say. 

Daniel Junco, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, was pronounced dead at the scene, the county sheriff’s office said. He was 49. 

Junco was hit by a truck being driven by a man he knew, outside the Lidl store at 1175 Warrenton Road. Officials received 911 calls at about 4:20 p.m. and deputies responded within minutes, the sheriff's office said.

Jared Carter, a 24-year-old from Stedman, North Carolina, hit Junco with a white 2019 Chevrolet Silverado that was towing a tandem axle trailer, the sheriff’s office said. That vehicle was found nearby. 

Carter was charged with involuntary manslaughter and taken to the Rappahannock Regional Jail. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office. An investigation is underway. 

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story. 

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