50-year-old man killed in hit-and-run accident on I-564

Posted at 7:39 PM, Sep 08, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-08 19:39:26-04

A 50-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run accident on I-564 early Saturday morning.

The accident occurred at the southbound Terminal Boulevard exit ramp when James W. Keith Jr., attempted to exit the ramp, dropped the bike and fell off.

Another rider with Mr. Keith, attempted to help Mr. Keith up from the pavement when a dark colored 4-door vehicle ran over him.

Mr. Keith died at the scene and the driver of the unknown vehicle continued without stopping.

State police say the unknown vehicle is a dark colored 4 door Chevrolet Cobalt, 2005 to 2010 model vehicle.

Anyone with information on the driver or vehicle that left the scene is asked to contact the Virginia State Police.