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Petersburg Police searching for driver in apparent hit and run death

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

Petersburg Police are working to learn more about a traffic related death investigation.

Police say around 3:30 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the intersection of Court and Melville Streets in reference to a man down. Investigators tell us the person may have been struck by a black three wheel scooter driven by a young man with a light skin complexion.

They say the scooter was last seen headed east on North Carolina Avenue. The man’s body has been sent to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

Police have been canvassing the area and ask anyone with information to contact Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 861-1212. You will remain anonymous and information could lead to an award of up to $1,000.  

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