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Posted on: September 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Weekend Update: Crash Kills Charlottesville Man; Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 14, 2020


Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Emmet Street

On September 13, 2020, at approximately 2000 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the 1400 block of Emmet Street North.

The pedestrian, Juan Evangelista Lorenzo Manueles, a 46-year-old resident of Charlottesville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, Ricky Xavier Hernandez, who is an 18-year-old resident of Albemarle County, fled the scene but was later arrested. Hernandez is charged with felony hit and run and misdemeanor driving without a license.

The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Charlottesville Police Department Traffic Unit.

This is the fourth fatal crash investigated by CPD in 2020.


Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Rideshare Driver on 6th Street SE

On September 13, 2020, at approximately 1953 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for the report of a disorder with a firearm in the 1600 block of 6th Street SE.

A male victim, identified as a driver for a rideshare company, was picking up a client and was robbed at gunpoint by two male suspects. The suspects fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 or Crime Stoppers at (434) 977-4000. A reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.

Media Contact
Tyler Hawn
Public Information Officer
Charlottesville Police Department
434-409-3439
hawnto@charlottesville.gov


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