67-year-old man killed after being hit by vehicle on Staples Mill Road

Henrico County
Man hit, killed by vehicle on Staples Mill Road

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are investigating in Henrico County after a man was hit and killed by a vehicle Wednesday evening. 

Henrico Police and Fire were called to the crash on Staples Mill Road near Townhouse Road around 7 p.m.

The man, later identified as 67-year-old Richard Antone Peters, from Henrico, was pronounced dead on the scene by Henrico Fire. 

The driver of the Chevrolet was not injured. Speed or intoxication are not factors in the crash, police said. 

At 7:35 p.m., authorities responded to another crash in the area, in the 6100 block of Staples Mill Road, which led to minor injuries for one man in his 20s, police said. 

The initial impact of the second crash, a two-vehicle crash, forced one of the vehicles to strike a residence nearby. 

Officers are currently investigating both crashes.

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