Man killed on West End road; Henrico Police search for hit-and-run driver

Posted at 3:38 PM, May 07, 2023

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a man in Henrico County on Saturday night.

Officers were called to the intersection of Three Chopt and Santa Rosa roads, not far from Forest Avenue, at about 8:30 p.m. for a report of a man hit by a vehicle, Lt. Kevin Howdyshell with Henrico Police said.

The victim, who was critically injured, was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries, Howdyshell said.

Police said the driver drove off.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released as officers work to notify his next of kin.

Howdyshell said the department's crash team is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information was asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers 804-780-1000.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of of this story indicated the man was hit near a shopping center. The actual crash location is one mile west from the Village Shopping Center.

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