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Police identify man killed after his wheelchair was hit by car on Chesterfield road

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 13:58:50-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have identified a Richmond man killed after being struck by a car along a busy Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield early Sunday morning.

Riley O. James Sr., 62, was in a wheelchair in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling east on Midlothian Turnpike near Karl Linn Drive around 1:25 a.m.

James was transported to the hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Officers said the driver remained at the scene.

Police continue their investigation into this crash. They have not said if charges will be filed in the crash.

Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department 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.