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Man using wheelchair hit by car in Chesterfield dies

Posted at 8:44 AM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-24 17:18:18-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A man using a wheelchair has died after he was hit by a car along a busy Chesterfield road early Sunday morning, according to police.

The victim was hit by a vehicle headed east on Midlothian Turnpike near Karl Linn Drive around 1:25 a.m., Lt. Gary McGregor with Chesterfield Police said.

"He was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries," McGregor said. "Police are withholding the identification of the victim until next of kin is notified."

Officers said the driver remained at the scene.

Police have not said if charges will be filed in the crash.

No additional details were available at last check Sunday morning.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Chesterfield County Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.