Man arrested in York County fatal hit-and-run crash

Posted at 2:41 PM, May 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-15 14:41:15-04

York County, Va. – State Police have arrested and charged a man in a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened in February of 2015, police tell NewsChannel 3.

The arrest comes after a two-month investigation by Virginia State Police Troopers and Special Agents.

On May 6, 2015, State Police arrested 56-year-old Kevin Anthony Boone of Grafton, Virginia.

The incident happened on February 1, 2015. Alyssa Lynne Rhoades and Kern G. Friday were walking southbound on Route 17 at approximately 9:30 p.m., in York County, when a vehicle struck them and continued down Route 17. As a result of the hit-and-run, Rhoades died from her injuries and Friday sustained extensive bodily injuries.

State Police was able to identify Boone as the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle.

On May 6, 2015, State Police arrested Boone on the following charges: DUI manslaughter (for victim Rhodes), DUI maiming (for victim Friday), felony murder, felony DUI, revocation of license for multiple convictions of DUI, felony hit and run-injury, and involuntary manslaughter.

Boone is being held at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail without bond, police say.

The investigation is ongoing.