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Man killed in hit-and-run on Rt. 288 in Chesterfield


A 24-year-old man was killed in a hit and run on Route 288 south, near Courthouse Road, in Chesterfield, and the Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in the investigation.

Troopers say a Chevrolet was on the left shoulder of Route 288 due to mechanical issues. Officers say a passenger, 24-year-old Matthew Santiago, got out to check on the car and was hit by a dark-colored pickup truck. The pickup truck did not stop at the scene, according to police. Santiago died at the scene.

The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. on Saturday.

Anyone with any information about the dark-colored pickup truck or the crash is asked to call Virginia State Police at 804-553-3445.

The incident remains under investigation.

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