UPDATE 1 p.m.: Virginia State Police identified the victim of Tuesday afternoon’s fatal crash in Nelson County.
Police say a 1997 Chevrolet S10 was heading westbound on Route 60 when it crossed the center line and struck an eastbound 2007 GMC Sierra head-on at 12:49 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Chevrolet’s driver — 41-year-old David A.H. Jordan of Dillwyn — was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene, according to Virginia State Police. Meanwhile, the driver of the GMC — 58-year-old Alan E. Deane of Gladstone — was reportedly wearing a seatbelt and was transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.
The crash is still under investigation, police say.
NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — One person is dead following a multi-vehicle crash in Nelson County Tuesday afternoon.
According to Virginia State Police, troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 60 — east of Allens Creek Road — at 12:49 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reported that all lanes on U.S. Route 60 were closed and a detour was in place for several hours Tuesday afternoon while crews cleaned up the scene of the crash.
The crash is still under investigation, but police say there is one confirmed fatality.
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