83-year-old dead after crashing car into tree in Hanover
HANOVER, Va. (WWBT) - A man died after crashing his car into a tree while driving in Hanover.
Around 11:53 a.m. on Friday, May 20, deputies responded to Mountain Road (Route 33) near Ground Squirrel Bridge on the report of a single-vehicle crash.
The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office’s preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Ford Focus was driving westbound on Mountain Road when the Focus veered into the right shoulder of the roadway and collided head-on into a tree.
The driver and only occupant of the Ford Focus, 83-year-old Ernest Wright, Sr. of Montpelier, was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Investigators are still collecting information at this time.
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