RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — An area bar is hosting a fundraiser for a Chesterfield man who was killed in a horrific accident on Interstate 85 last week.
The fundraiser is taking place Thursday night from 7 to 11 p.m. at Beer Thirty, located at 2709 Williamsburg Road in Richmond.
Six motorcyclists were struck by a tractor trailer last Friday on the side of I-85 after they pulled over for a break. The tractor trailer left the scene and continued south on I-85. A Florida man, Daniel Serna, is being charged with felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor death in connection to the crash.
51-year-old Kenneth N. Jefferson of Chesterfield died from injuries he suffered during the accident. Jefferson was a father and was also preparing for another big milestone in life — he was engaged with a marriage ceremony set for this fall.
8News is planning to cover tonight’s event. Watch Matt McClellan’s full story tonight on 8News at 6.