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Afton: Accident At Route 151 & Tanbark Dr. Intersection Leaves One Dead Updated 7.23.12 5PM

[ 0 ] July 22, 2012 |

©™2012 Nelson County Life: Photo By NCL Photographer Marcie Gates : This was the accident scene at Route 151 & Tanbark Drive in Afton just after 4PM Sunday afternoon July 22, 2012. One person was killed and several others injured after this motorcycle carrying two people was hit by a a person driving a Dodge Neon.

Nelson County,VA

Update 5PM 7.23.12

Via our media partners at CBS-19

One woman was killed and four others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Nelson County. Virginia State Police Trooper R. Sachno III is investigating the crash.

The driver of the motorcycle, Alphonse R. Beaulieu, 76, of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, is currently being treated at UVa Hospital for life-threatening injuries. His wife and passenger, Rina I. Beaulieu, 75, of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, died at the scene. Both were wearing helmets.

The investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Charges are pending consultation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

One person is dead and several others were treated after an accident at the intersection of Tanbark Drive and Route 151 in Afton. The wreck between a motorcycle and a car happened around 4PM Sunday afternoon.

Original post from 7.22.12
According to our media partners at CBS-19 in Charlottesville:

A woman, who was a passenger on the motorcycle, died in the crash. A man, who was also on the motorcycle, was airlifted to the U.Va. Medical Center. We are told they are not from Virginia.

There were also injuries from the passengers in the car.

A Virginia State Police crash reconstruction team is working to determine the exact cause of the crash

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