(WWBT) - Virginia State Police were called to a deadly single vehicle crash in Lancaster County early Saturday morning. The crash occurred at 1:19 a.m. on River Road, near Nuttsville Road.
The investigating officer, R.M. Reed concluded that a 1991 Ford Crown Victoria was traveling north on River Road when it ran off the road, striking a tree and catching fire.
The driver of the vehicle died at the scene. Police say they were not wearing a seat belt.
The name of the victim has not been released, pending an autopsy and positive identification at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
The crash remains under investigation.
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