Chesterfield Police identify man fatally struck by vehicle

Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Police have identified the victim of a fatal pedestrian crash on Jefferson Davis Highway.

Officers were called to the 6300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway around 8:30 p.m. Sunday following reports of a pedestrian crash. Arriving officers said a Kia Optima was traveling southbound on Jefferson Davis Highway when it struck Ricardo Otero-Garcia, 53, who was attempting to cross the road.

Police said Otero-Garcia, of the 6300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway, was transported to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

The driver of the striking vehicle remained on scene. Police did not say if any charges are pending.

An investigation is ongoing.



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