VSP investigating fatal crash in Nelson County

VSP investigating fatal crash in Nelson County
Virginia State Police (FILE)

NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash along Thomas Nelson Highway in Nelson County.

VSP responded to a the 6900-block area of the highway, near Drumheller Orchard Lane around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, October 6.

Authorities say a 2018 Tao Tao moped in the left lane swerved and hit a 2009 Ford Focus in the right lane.

The driver of the moped, 71-year-old Earl D. Manning of Lovingston, died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

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