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Chesterfield driver who struck, killed recycling worker charged

Posted at 2:49 PM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 18:08:24-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The driver who struck and killed a recycling work in Chesterfield County earlier this month has been charged.

Jordan A. Bouldin, 23, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the October 1 crash in the 9800 block of River Road.

Police said a TFC Recycling truck was traveling in the 9800 block of River Road when it stopped and a worker, identified as Matthew L. Pitchford, 57, attempted to collect recyclables.

"A Jeep Grand Cherokee attempted to pass the recycling truck and struck Pitchford," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "Pitchford was transported to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Police say Bouldin remained on scene.

Bouldin, of Norfolk, was served with a warrant for involuntary manslaughter in relation to the crash on Wednesday, October 28.

He was released on his own recognizance and is set to appear in Chesterfield County General District Court on November 4.