Police make arrest in Febuary York fatal hit-and-run

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Troopers and Special Agents have arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run and DUI incident that occurred back in February.

Kevin Anthony Boone, 56, of Grafton was charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI maiming, felony murder, felony DUI, revocation of license for multiple convictions of DUI, felony hit-and-run injury and involuntary manslaughter.

On Feb. 1, Alyssa Lynne Rhoades and Kern G. Friday were walking southbound on Route 17 at approximately 9:30 p.m. in York County when a vehicle struck them and continued down Route 17. As a result of the hit-and-run, Rhoades died from her injuries and Friday sustained extensive bodily injuries.

Tips provided by the public led to the arrest of Boone on May 6.

Boone is being held at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail without bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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