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VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

[ 0 ] September 16, 2021 |

Near Gladstone / Arrington
Nelson County, Virginia

Verbatim release from VSP:

Updated corrected from VSP 9.17.21 :

Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Sept. 15, 2021 at 8:15 a.m. on Tye River Road, approximately 1 mile north of Richmond Highway.

A 2017 Hyundai Elantra was traveling south when it collided head-on with a northbound 2000 Ford F-350. The two vehicles struck at a crest in the road. There is no centerline road marking. The at-fault driver has yet to be determined, as the crash investigation remains ongoing. The Virginia State Police Appomattox Division Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and is assisting with the crash investigation.

The driver of the Hyundai, Davontae L. Irving, 19, of Gladstone, Va., died at the scene.

The driver of the F-350, Jacob I.C. Clark, 38, of Gladstone, Va., was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.

Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt.

Corinne N. Geller

Public Relations Director

Virginia State Police

Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Sept. 15, 2021 at 8:15 a.m. on Tye River Road, approximately 1 mile north of Richmond Highway.

A 2017 Hyundai Elantra was traveling south when it crossed the centerline and struck head-on a 2000 Ford F-350.

The male driver of the Hyundai died at the scene.

This is all the information on the crash at this time.

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police

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