1 dead, 2 injured in Dinwiddie County wreck

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Dinwiddie County that happened Thursday morning.

Around 11:30 a.m., a 2005 Chevy Blazer carrying three people hit a tree on Flatfoot Road near the intersection with Old Stage Road. The driver, who has been identified as 52-year-old Rickie R. Yates, died at the scene. Police said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The two other passengers were transported to Southside Regional Medical Center and VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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