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Deadly Hit & Run in Richmond

One Person Dead & 3 Injured in Shockoe Bottom Crash; Police Know Suspect

June 26, 2019 - 8:22 am

Richmond, VA (Newsradio -- UPDATE:  Richmond Police Chief William Smith says they know who the suspect is and have warrants out on him.


Richmond Police are asking for help in a deadly hit and run in Shockoe Bottom near the Farmer's Market.  Richmond Police spokesperson Chelsea Rarrick says they were called just before 2 am for a pedestrian who was hit on East Main Street. When officers arrived they found two adult females and one adult male who had been struck by a vehicle. 

All of the victims were taken to the hospital. One of the women died, and the male has life-threatening injuries.  Police were told a fourth person, a woman, was able to get to the hospital on her own.   

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. 

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