2-car crash kills one in Amelia County

AMELIA, VA (WWBT) - One man is dead following a two vehicle crash that took place Wednesday morning at 10:18 a.m.

Virginia State Police were called to the scene on Route 153, Military Road, at the intersection of Route 615, Namozine Road.

A 2006 Dodge Dakota pickup was traveling westbound on Route 615 when the driver failed to stop at the stop sign, according to Virginia State Police.  A 2003 Ford Econoline Van was traveling northbound on Route 153 and struck the pickup as it entered the intersection.

The driver of the Dakota, Kevin D. Lanna, 24, was not wearing his safety belt and died at the scene.  The driver of the Econoline, Stephen B. Palmer, 29, suffered minor injuries but was not taken to the hospital.  Palmer was wearing his safety belt, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.

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