Blackstone man dies in a single vehicle crash

NOTTOWAY, VA (WWBT) – A Blackstone man died late Sunday evening in a single vehicle crash, according to the Virginia State Police.

At 8:39 p.m., police were called to the scene on Route 606, Lee Lake Road approximately a quarter of a mile east of Route 607, Bible Way Road in Nottoway County southeast of Richmond.

A 1995 Ford Ranger was traveling east on Route 606, when the pickup truck ran off the left side of the roadway striking the bridge and the guardrail.  The vehicle came to rest partially submerged in the creek.

The driver Raymond A. Thacker, 60, was not wearing his safety belt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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