A Charlottesville man was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while walking on Emmet Street, according to city police.
Juan Evangelista Lorenzo Manueles, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 1400 block of Emmet Street around 8 p.m., police said.
Ricky Xavier Hernandez, 18, of Albemarle County, was later arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor driving without a license.
The incident is still under investigation. It is the fourth traffic-related fatality that the department has investigated this year.
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