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Nelson : VSP Releases Name In Fatal Auto Accident On US 29 North of Lovingston : Update 1.7.18 – 8:50 PM

[ 0 ] January 6, 2018 |

US 29 North Of Lovingston
Nelson County, Virginia

Updated 1.7.18 – 8:50 PM

“Virginia State Police Trooper B.W. Stanley is investigating a fatal, single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred at 1 p.m., Jan. 6, 2018, on Route 29 just north of Davis Creek Lane.

A 2004 Honda Accord traveling south on Route 29 ran off the highway into the median. There it struck an embankment and overturned several times before coming to rest in the median.

The driver, Cyril B. Jenkins III, 19, of Baltimore, Md., died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.

Corinne N. Geller

Public Relations Director

Virginia State Police”

Updated 3:42 PM

“Virginia State Police Trooper B.W. Stanley is investigating a fatal, single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. A vehicle traveling south on Route 29 ran off the highway into the median. There it struck an embankment and overturned several times before coming to rest in the median. The driver, an adult male, died at the scene. State police are still in the process of notifying his next of kin. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police”

Original story at 3:09 PM EST
Officers with the Virginia State Police are working a fatal accident on US 29 North of Lovingston Saturday afternoon. Witnesses says the accident occurred near Ridgecrest Church.

“At 1:08 p.m., Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred in the 14,000 block of Route 29. A vehicle ran off Route 29 and into the median. There is one confirmed fatality. The crash remains under investigation.” Corinne Geller – Public Relations Director with the Virginia State Police told us around 3PM Saturday.

We will update this story as we have additional information.

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