Man Found Dead on Side of Road Near Chatham

Pittsylvania Co., VA- A man was discovered dead on the side of the road after a hit and run near Chatham on Saturday.

State Police say 42-year-old Thomas Lewis Bradner was on 12000 block of Route 41 when he was hit by a vehicle heading North.

His body was discovered by an officer passing by. Police believe Bradner was hit sometime between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. They say there were no witnesses, but are looking for a vehicle with damage to it.

Officials say to be on the lookout for a vehicle with a missing black right side mirror. Also, the car would have damage to the right headlight and marker light.

Family members were at the scene of the accident, and are devastated by their loss.

"All I can do is just hold on to God's hand and just ask him for strength, to give me strength because right now my heart is so heavy and he is the only one to give me strength to go on," said Brenda Bradner, Thomas Bradner's mother.

If you have any information on this accident please call State Police at 1(800)542-5959.