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Woman killed on road; boyfriend taken into custody

Posted at 1:03 PM, Sep 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-22 14:39:54-04

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. -- A death investigation is underway in Louisa County after a woman was found dead along the side of the road.

The woman, whose name has not yet been released, was believed to be the victim of a hit-and-run outside the Blue Ridge Shores subdivision at about midnight Friday morning.

Her body was discovered by a neighbor around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

As of noon Friday, the woman's body remained at the scene along the 1100 Firehouse Drive, near Trevilians Volunteer Fire Department.

The driver of the vehicle believed to have struck the woman, identified as the woman's boyfriend, has been taken into custody for questioning.

Investigators have not yet released information about the incident.

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