Man apparently commits suicide on Chippenham Parkway

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia State Police is investigating an apparent suicide Friday morning on the Chippenham Parkway.

Authorities man pulled over to the side of Chippenham Parkway near Iron Bridge Road around 9 a.m., then got out of the vehicle and ran into traffic. He was hit by a dump truck and died.

The fatal victim, a 46 year old male from Chesterfield, died at the scene.  The driver of the dump truck, a 49 year old male from Dinwiddie, was not injured in the crash but was transported by ambulance to Chippenham Medical Center.

The left and center lanes were closed for approximately 4 hours to allow for the investigation. The driver of the dump truck is not facing any charges as a result of the crash, which remains ongoing.

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