VSP investigates deadly antique car crash

VSP investigates deadly antique car crash
Virginia State Police (FILE) (Source: WVIR)

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The driver of an antique corvette is dead after a crash in Orange County.

State police say 43-year-old Tyrone Henson from Lignum was driving his 1986 corvette on Route 692 near Mine Run Road when he ran off the road on a curve and hit a tree.

This happened wednesday morning.

Henson died at the scene. Police say he was *not wearing a seatbelt.

Virginia State Police Release January 2, 2021

Virginia State Police Trooper I. Raccanello is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Orange County. The crash occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 6:30 a.m. along Route 692 (Grasty Gold Mine Rd), half of a mile North of Route 621 (Mine Run Rd).

A 1986 Chevrolet Corvette was traveling North on Rt. 692 when it failed to maneuver a curve, ran off the right side of the roadway, and collided with a tree.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Tyrone D. Henson, 43, of Lignum, Va., was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Henson died at the scene of the crash as a result of his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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