Police identify 3 victims killed after vehicle runs off road, hits several trees

Police identify 3 victims killed after vehicle runs off road, hits several trees
(Source: NBC12)

GOOCHLAND Co., Va. (WWBT) - Three people who were killed after a vehicle ran off the road and struck several trees in Goochland County along Interstate 64 have now been identified.

The victims were identified as Jerone Lewis, 28, of Culpeper, Dejaun Lewis, 27, of Culpeper and Michelle Foster, 23, of Orange.

Police were called around 7:36 a.m. on Dec. 23 to a single-vehicle crash at mile marker 173.

State police said a 2015 Ford Focus, driven by Jerone Lewis, was heading west when it ran off the road, went behind the guardrail and hit several trees.

Both Jerone and Dejaun Lewis were not wearing seatbelts, however, Foster was wearing hers.

All three died at the scene.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said the two men were brothers and Dejaun Lewis was reported missing on Saturday. He was believed to be with his brother, Jerone.

The crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team.

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