UPDATE: On Tuesday, Jan. 21, Richmond General District Judge Tracy Thorne-Begland arraigned Mallory by video teleconference from the Richmond City Jail and declined to set bond.
The identity of the victim has not yet been released.
RICHMOND (WRIC)—The Richmond Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit and run that occurred on Chamberlayne Avenue Thursday night.
Around 9:40 p.m. on Jan. 16, a pedestrian was in the crosswalk on the 3400 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, where it intersects Westwood Avenue, when he was hit and killed by a car. The victim was thrown nearly 50 feet upon impact.
Approximately 90 minutes later, Fourth Precinct Officers Paul Campbell and Daniel Raines stopped Barry Mallory, 51, of the 7100 block of Nesbitt Drive, as he drove by the crime scene. His vehicle displayed damage consistent with having struck a pedestrian.
Mallory was charged with felony hit and run, and his vehicle has been impounded for further forensic analysis. He may face additional charges by the Commonwealth Attorney's Office.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Metro Richmond at 804-780-1000.
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