Man killed in fatal hit and run on Nine Mile Road in Henrico

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police are looking for the driver who struck and killed a man on Nine Mile Road early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to an accident on Nine Mile Road near Pleasant Street at approximately 12:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they found that Joseph L. Porter had been struck by a vehicle.

He died shortly after the accident.

Police say the driver of the vehicle fled the scene and are asking anyone with knowledge of this accident or who sees a vehicle with damage consistent with this accident to either call the Henrico Police Department at 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.