Jan. 21, 2020
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have arrested a suspect in a fatal hit and run that occurred in the 8700 block of Hull Street Road last week.
At about 2:42 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, police received a report that an adult male was found deceased in the 8700 block of Hull Street Road. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, identified as Dana K. Roach, 58, just off Hull Street Road and down an embankment.
The investigation indicates that Roach, of the 8100 block of Wyntrebrooke Court in Chesterfield County, was struck by a vehicle, which then left the scene of the crash.
On Monday, Jan. 20, police arrested Dale M. Benson, 31, and charged him with felony hit-and-run and driving while revoked in relation to the crash. The investigation indicates that Benson, of the 5500 block of Soap Stone Road in Amelia, was driving a 2009 Mitsubishi Galant when he struck Roach and left the scene.
Police continue their investigation into this crash. Anyone with any information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251, Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 App.
Photo: Dale M. Benson