Police ID driver killed in Amelia County wreck

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — One person was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Amelia County Friday afternoon.

The wreck occurred shortly after 12 p.m. on Route 604 (Chula Road), just north of Route 360.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2006 Chevy Malibu was traveling south on Chula Road when it ran off the road to the left and struck a culvert, which caused the vehicle to overturn roughly two times.

The driver, who has been identified as 31-year-old Matthew K. McCoy of Amelia Courthouse, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say he was not wearing a seat belt and that speed is being considered a factor in the crash.

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