Buckingham County, Virginia
Virginia State Police Trooper D.L. Vaughn is investigating a fatal crash in Buckingham County. The crash occurred Saturday (Sept. 17) on Sycamore Road, east of Warminster Road. The crash occurred at 2 a.m., but was not reported to law enforcement until 11:45 a.m. Saturday.
A 2002 Subaru Outback was traveling along Sycamore Road when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
The driver of the vehicle, John W. Clarke Jr., 24, of Crozet, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.
An adult male passenger is being treated at UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville for life-threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police