VSP identifies victim in fatal Amelia County wreck

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police are investigating after one person was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Amelia County Wednesday afternoon.

A VSP spokesperson says the victim was the only occupant in the vehicle when it crashed at approximately 1 p.m. on Route 602 (Bevils Bridge Road), roughly a half-mile east of Route 153 (Military Road).

Authorities say a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was travelling east on Bevils Bridge Road when it ran off the road to the right and then overcorrected back to the left causing the vehicle to turn on its side and strike a tree.

The driver, who has been identified as 31-year-old Toney M. Holloway of Amelia Courthouse, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.

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