Man who died in crash off of Libby Hill identified

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Richmond Police have identified the man who died in a car crash in Church Hill Friday night as Sam Hillard Jr., 84, of Tallahassee, Florida.

At approximately 10:45 p.m. Friday, police and emergency crews responded to Libby Terrace and 29th Street for a report of a vehicle going over the hill.

According to witness statements, Hillard, driving his Cadillac El Dorado, sideswiped a parked vehicle and then a retaining wall before driving off the hill of Libby Hill Park. He died at the scene.

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