Deputies make arrest in connection to hit-and-run death of bicyclist

Deputies make arrest in connection to hit-and-run death of bicyclist
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GREENSVILLE CO., Va. (WWBT) - A man has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist.

Greensville County Sheriff’s Office was called around 5:49 a.m. on Saturday for the report of a pedestrian and bicyclist laying in a ditch in the 1000 block of Slagle Lake Road.

The bicyclist, identified as Henry Chet Boone, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies determined that he had been hit by a vehicle and the vehicle had then left.

Through a joint investigation with the Virginia State Police, authorities arrested Christopher Reed, 35, and charged him with the hit-and-run and involuntary manslaughter.

Reed is being held on a $5,000 secured bond at Southside Regional Jail.

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