Keysville Man Victim of Fatal Car Crash

   Written by on July 20, 2017 at 9:38 am

wreckLUNENBURG – Virginia State Police officials have identified the victim of a fatal single car accident on the night of July 11. The wreck claimed the life of the driver – John H. Taylor, 59, of Keysville – who was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

At approximately 10:12 p.m. on July 11, Trooper J.T. McGhee was called to a fatal crash in Lunenburg County.

A 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling westbound on Route 40 west of Route 681 when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The SUV ran off the right side of the road, struck multiple mailboxes then overturned, ejecting the driver. The SUV struck a fence before coming to rest. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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