Accidents in Dinwiddie, Powhatan kill two

DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) – Two motorists were killed overnight after separate accidents in Dinwiddie and Powhatan County.

The first happened just before 7:00 Friday evening on Cox Rd. just east of Hobbs Mill Rd. in Dinwiddie.

Police say 76-year-old Carroll E. Wilson lost control of his vehicle, ran off the road and struck several trees.

Wilson died at the scene.

The second accident happened around 2:45 Saturday morning in Powhatan.

Police say 27-year-old Jason L. Williams was traveling along Stavemill Rd. just south of Swiftwood Drive when he ran off the road.

According to police his vehicle ran into some trees and overturned several times.

Williams also died at the scene.

Police say speed may have played a factor in the crash.

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