LANCASTER COUNTY, Va., (WRIC) — State Police say a West Point man was killed and another driver was hospitalized after a head-on crash following a pursuit with speeds over 90 mph in Lancaster County Saturday night.
According to authorities, while a deputy was checking the status of 45-year-old Wayne Walton’s license, he drove away.
Deputies pursued him for about two miles.
When Walton came to the intersection of Route 3 and Route 600, he hit an Acura sedan trying to make a left onto Route 3.
The driver of the Acura, a 61-year-old woman from Lancaster, was med-flighted to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.
Walton died at the scene.
Troopers said alcohol is being considered a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.
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