Man dies falling from vehicle

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A death investigation is underway after an elderly man is killed after falling out of an SUV.

It happened just before 9:00 Friday night on Hull Street Road just east of the Amelia County line.

Police say 81-year-old John Leabhart of Locust Grove was the passenger in the SUV being driven by his wife.

Police say Leabhart fell from the SUV onto the road and died at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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