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Man who died after being hit by car while running from police identified

The incident shut down part of Staples Mill Road. (Source: NBC12) The incident shut down part of Staples Mill Road. (Source: NBC12)
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

A Richmond man has died after being hit by a vehicle on Staples Mill Road on Monday morning.

A Henrico officer was also struck and received minor injuries. 

A call in just before 6 a.m. for a disorderly man. When officers arrived, they found 57-year-old Jeffrey Quintard in the median. 

When police started talking to him, he took off running. 

The man got sideswiped by a vehicle traveling eastbound, but he kept running. 

He then continued to run across the road with an officer chasing him. 

Another car then hit the man and the police officer. The man was transported to the hospital where he later died. 

The officer was also taken to the hospital, but is expected to be OK. 

Neither driver will be charged in the incident. 

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