ACPD identify victim in fatal crash on Simmons Gap Rd.

Police have identified 22-year-old Forest Wayne Rogers as the victim in a fatal crash on Simmons Gap Road Wednesday.

ACPD identify victim in fatal crash on Simmons Gap Rd.

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, V.A. (WVIR) - Albemarle County police have identified 22-year-old Forest Wayne Rogers as the victim in a fatal crash on Simmons Gap Road, near Plunkett Road.

Emergency crews on the scene of a fatal crash on Simmons Gap Road in Albemarle County.
Emergency crews on the scene of a fatal crash on Simmons Gap Road in Albemarle County. (Source: WVIR)

Emergency crews were called out to scene around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, December 11. The road was closed off to traffic until about 12:15 p.m. so that police could investigate the crash between an SUV and a sedan.

Rogers was driving the sedan, and died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

12/12/2019 Release from the Albemarle County Police Department:

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - Albemarle County Police Officers responded to a call of a two vehicle crash on Simmons Gap Road, near Plunkett Road, at approximately 8:15 am on Wednesday, December 11. The crash involved two single-occupant vehicles, an SUV and a sedan. The driver of the sedan, Forest Wayne Rogers, 22 years old, of Dyke, died on-scene. No other injuries were reported.

The crash remains under investigation. No further information is available at this time.

This is the 11th fatal crash investigated by the Albemarle County Crash Reconstruction Team during 2019.

12/11/2019 Release from the Albemarle County Police Department:

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - Albemarle County Police Officers responded to a call of a two vehicle crash on Simmons Gap Road, near Plunkett Road, at approximately 8:15 am. The crash involved two single-occupant vehicles, an SUV and a sedan.

The driver of the sedan died on-scene. No other injuries were reported.

The road is reopened but the crash remains under investigation. No further information is available at this time.

This is the 11th fatal crash investigated by the Albemarle County Crash Reconstruction Team during 2019.

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