BLAND COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — An 80-year-old man lost his life in Bland County Friday morning following a crash involving an ATV, authorities say.
Virginia State Police tell WFXR News that the crash took place just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26 on private property in the 100 block of Bobwhite Lane.
According to officials, 80-year-old Charles A. Clark was operating a Polaris Sportsman 4-wheeler and towing a brush cutter along a steep hillside field. However, the ATV ended up overturning down the hill several times, leaving Clark dead at the scene.
The Bland County Sheriff’s Office and Bland Rescue also responded to the scene, police say.