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Virginia State Police investigating fatal hit-and-run in Fluvanna County

virginia state policeVirginia State Police Trooper R.A. Johnson is seeking the public’s help with locating a suspect vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Fluvanna County Friday morning.

At approximately 6:15 a.m. Friday (Aug. 24), Virginia State Police responded to a call for a pedestrian who had been struck on Route 250, less than a mile east of Route 676/Diamond Road, in the community of Troy. Daniel T. Lee, 61, of Troy, Va., was walking to work when he was struck from behind by a vehicle on Route 250. Lee died at the scene.

The striking vehicle fled the scene. A witness described the suspect vehicle as an older model sedan of medium-to-dark gray in color. The car has significant damage to its front windshield and front end, and is missing its front, left headlight.

Anyone with information concerning the vehicle or the crash is encouraged to please contact State Police at 434-352-7128 or #77 on a cell or by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.