UPDATE: Lynchburg Police identify victim of Saturday’s fatal hit-and-run


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UPDATE 4:55 p.m.: Police have identified the man who was killed in Saturday evening’s hit-and-run in Lynchburg.

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, 59-year-old Daniel Bathurst of Lynchburg, was the man who died at the hospital following the crash on Saturday, Sept. 25.

Police continue to ask residents in the area of the 100 block of Melinda Drive who have a security or doorbell camera to contact the department at 434-455-6065. You can also share information about the incident by calling the Traffic Safety Unit at 434-455-6047.

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Police in Lynchburg have confirmed the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle on Saturday evening.

The Lynchburg Police Department says that officers responded just after 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 to the 100 block of Melinda Drive for a report of a man who was injured.

When police arrived, they found a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital, but authorities say he later died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Police are looking for security or doorbell camera footage from residents in the area who may have captured something viable for police to identify who may have been responsible. If you have any video of this incident, you are asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.

If you have any other information about the incident, call the Traffic Safety Unit at 434-455-6047.

Police say that the investigation into the fatal hit-and-run is ongoing.

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