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UPDATE: Police Charge Driver for Fatal Hit & Run on Centreville Road

Manassas woman prevented victim from calling for emergency services

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Fatal Crash Investigation ADDITIONAL CHARGES – On Nov. 16, investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit obtained additional charges for the driver involved in the fatal collision that occurred in the area of Centreville Road near Conner Drive in Manassas (20111) on Nov. 15.

The investigation revealed that after striking the victim, the accused, Keiry Beatriz Alavarez Contreras, 23, of Manassas, initially stopped and approached him as he laid injured in the roadway.

"When the victim attempted to use his phone, the accused took the phone and threw it, preventing him from calling for emergency services," said Master Police Officer Renee Carr."

After throwing the phone, the accused then fled the area, leaving the victim in the street.

After consultation with Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, investigators obtained additional arrest warrants for the accused, identified as Keiry Beatriz Alvarez Contreras, who was arrested without incident.

The deceased was identified as Jose Pastor Manzanares, 74, of Manassas Park. He died at the hospital as the result of the injuries he sustained from the crash.

Keiry Beatriz Alavarez Contreras, 23, of 8331 Highland St. in Manassas, was arrested, Nov. 16, and charged with felony homicide and preventing the summoning of emergency services.

Her court date is pending. She is being held without bond.

Fatal Crash Investigation [Previously Released] – On Nov. 15 at 7:16 p.m., investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Centreville Road near Conner Drive in Manassas (20111) to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian.

The investigation revealed that the driver of a 2011 Hyundai Sonata was traveling southbound on Centreville Road., when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking in the roadway. The driver of the Sonata continued driving off the roadway and onto the median before fleeing the area.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital where he died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.

During the investigation, officers located the striking vehicle in the area of Burlington Court. Officers also identified a woman who was driving at the time of the collision.

Following the investigation, the driver, identified as Keiry Beatriz Alvarez Contreras, was arrested. The investigation continues.

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