VSP investigating fatal crash in Orange County

Virginia State Police (FILE)
Virginia State Police (FILE)
Published: May. 20, 2021 at 11:42 AM EDT
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ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Orange County.

VSP says the crash happened along Route 615, near Trimmers Road, around 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, May 19. A 2013 Ford Transit van was heading south on Rt. 615 when it ran off the side of the road and hit a tree.

The driver, 82-year-old David A. Carl, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. VSP says Carl was not wearing a seat belt.

Investigators believe a medical emergency could be a factor in the crash.

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