Hanover Police identify driver in fatal Route 1 crash

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Hanover Police have identified the man who was driving in the fatal Hanover County crash that happened Thursday morning.

Police said that Erid Javier Rivas Hernandez, 19, of Ashville was traveling south on Washington Highway/Route 1 when his 2012 Nissan sedan ran off the right shoulder and collided with a tree.

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened at the intersection of Route 1 and Verdon Road near the Caroline County line.

Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to the accident.

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