Petersburg Police seek public’s help in fatal hit and run

PETERSBURG, VA (WRIC)On Friday, around 3:30 p.m. Petersburg Bureau of Police responded to the intersection of Court and Melville Streets in reference to a man down. The investigation has revealed that the person may have been struck by a black three wheel scooter driven by a young man with a light skin complexion.

The scooter was last seen headed east on North Carolina Avenue. The man’s body has been sent to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

Police have been canvassing the area and ask anyone with information to contact Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 861-1212. Text tips can be sent by using the key word “pdcash” before the tip and sending to 274637 or go to the website All methods are anonymous and information could lead to an award of up to $1,000.

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