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Find a Job M&S Wine Our Papers Feedback Wednesday, Jul 18 2012 9AM 23°F 12PM 26°F 5-Day Forecast Shocking CCTV footage shows bystanders walking past

A surveillance video released by police has captured bystanders walking past a dead hit-and-run victim and boarding a bus without hesitation.

The shocking footage was made available by the Arlington County Police Department in a bid to find witnesses to the fatality in Virginia on July 1 at around 9:30pm.

Edgar Francisco Aguilar, 35, was struck by a vehicle while traveling westbound on Columbia Pike at the Four Mile Run Drive intersection, according to authorities.

The accident took place two days after the derecho storm which caused power outages in the area.

Police have blurred out the dead man in the footage but passersby can be seen walking past his bloodied body without checking on him.

One man even stands beside his body for a couple of seconds and a woman with shopping bags walks past without calling police.

People get on to a bus that pulls up beside the scene of the accident, despite having noticed the presence of the dead man. Read More