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A pedestrian was struck by a car in Loudoun County early Monday morning, authorities said.

The crash happened about 3 a.m. on Route 7, near Davenport Drive in Sterling.

Officials said the victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation. The two right lanes of westbound Route 7 were blocked for much of the morning. All lanes reopened shortly after 8 a.m.

No additional information about the circumstances of the crash was immediately available.