State Police identify 70-year-old victim of fatal hit and run

State Police identify 70-year-old victim of fatal hit and run

AMELIA, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia State Police have released the name of the elderly woman killed in a fatal hit and run in Amelia County Thursday.

70-year-old Gale N. LaFountain was walking east on Oak Grove Loop when she was hit by a vehicle. A driver called the Amelia County Sheriff's Office to report seeing a person in a ditch around 3 p.m. Deputies pronounced LaFountain dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at 804-553-3494.

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