Tappahannock man dead following ATV accident

Tappahannock man dead following ATV accident
The Virginia State Police released this photo in connection to a deadly all terrain vehicle crash in Essex County, Virginia. (Source: Virginia State Police)

ESSEX COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A Tappahannock man died of his injuries following a Saturday morning all-terrain vehicle crash, per a release from Virginia State Police.

Police responded to the crash on Boston Road at 2:48 a.m. and say the accident occurred about one mile east of Howerton Road near Dunnsville, Virginia.

The release states the 2004 Bombardier ATV was heading east on Boston Road when it ran off the road and struck a ditch.

The driver was identified as Jeremy B. Futchko, 34, of Tappahannock. Investigators reported he was thrown from the vehicle and he was not wearing a helmet.

Futchko was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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