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Woman dies after suspected DUI crash in Lynchburg

She was initially hospitalized for life-threatening injuries on Saturday night

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg police released the name of the 23-year-old woman who died after being hit by a car on Saturday night.

Trinity Aikia Robinson, 23, of Lynchburg, was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital after being hit, according to police.

Quintial Spinner, 47, of Lynchburg, was charged with DUI and driving while suspended (Blue Ridge Regional Jail)

No new charges were announced against 47-year-old Quintial Spinner.

Spinner already faced charges of DUI and driving while suspended as a result of the crash.

Police ask anyone who may have information about this incident to call the Traffic Safety Unit at 434-455-6047.


ORIGINAL STORY

A person is in the hospital after getting hit by a car Saturday night, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

At 7:59 p.m., officers said they responded to the 1200 block of 12th Street for a report of a person injured in the roadway.

Police said when they arrived, they found one pedestrian that was hit by a vehicle while that person was crossing 12th Street.

Authorities said the victim was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to Lynchburg Police, 47-year-old Quintial Spinner, of Lynchburg, was charged with DUI and driving while suspended as a result of the crash.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Traffic Safety Unit at 434-455-6047.


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