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Police release name of man killed in Lynchburg hit-and-run

Lynchburg Hit-and-Run on Melinda Drive
Lynchburg Hit-and-Run on Melinda Drive(WDBJ7)
Published: Sep. 26, 2021 at 3:29 AM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian Saturday.

September 25 at 6:01 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Melinda Drive for a report of an injured man. They found Daniel Bathurst, 59 of Lynchburg, who had been hit with a vehicle. He died after being taken to a hospital.

Anyone who may have captured video of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal. Residents with video footage or information can also share this anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

The LPD asks anyone who may have information about this incident to call the Traffic Safety Unit at (434) 455-6047.

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