RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A 17-year-old girl was killed Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Midlothian Turnpike.
Richmond police officers shut down both directions of Midlothian Turnpike on Tuesday morning after the hit-and-run incident happened around 6 a.m. in the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike.
Police say a call initially came in as an assault at 5:48 a.m. A person and vehicle of interest were located later that morning
The teen’s name has not been released.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call RPD Crash Team Investigator D. Olson at (804) 646-1664 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.