Man killed in possible hit-and-run at Rockbridge County truck stop

Man killed in possible hit-and-run at Rockbridge County truck stop: A pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer Friday night in the parking lot of a Rockbridge County truck stop.

Virginia State Police said they are investigating a possible hit-and-run at the TA Truck Center-Lee Hi Truck Stop on U.S. 11.

At about 9:20 p.m., Keith Alan Kinder, 59, of Richlands, was walking around a parked vehicle when he stepped into the path of an oncoming tractor-trailer, according to a news release from state police.

Kinder died at the scene.
The tractor-trailer did not stop and continued on its way out of the parking lot.

Reviewing video footage of the incident, troopers were able to identify a suspect vehicle and the trucking company it was associated with. After making contact with the company, police put out an alert and a truck matching the description was located in High Point, North Carolina.

State police were working with North Carolina officials to determine if the truck driver was involved in a hit-and-run incident, the news release stated.

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