Chester man hit, killed while pushing his bike on Route 301

Chester man hit, killed while pushing his bike on Route 301
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Saturday on Route 301, north of Halifax Road. (Source: WALB)

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police say a Chester man is dead after he was hit by a car while walking his bike on Route 301 in Sussex County.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Saturday on Route 301, north of Halifax Road.

According to police, Jeffery Hinchey, 55, was pushing his bike southbound in the northbound lanes when he was hit by a driver heading north.

The woman driving the vehicle stopped and called 911. Unfortunately, Hinchey died at the scene from his injuries.

Police say alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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