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Man killed on exit ramp in Altavista - The Union Star: News

Man killed on exit ramp in Altavista

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Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018 11:55 am

A man was killed at 12:22 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 in Campbell County when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene. The man was in the travel lane of the exit ramp in the northbound Route 29 exit for Main Street in Altavista. Virginia State Police is investigating the fatal pedestrian crash. Further investigation has led state police to locate the vehicle and driver in Campbell County. A Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck was seized as evidence. Charges are pending against the driver.

Police are trying to locate the victim's next of kin.

His remains have been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for examination and autopsy.

The incident remains under investigation.