Hanover, Va. – On Monday, December 19, 2016, at approximately 11:21 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 17000 block of Mountain Road.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Mazda sedan, occupied by only the driver, was travelling west on Mountain Road, ran off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree.
The driver of the 2007 Mazda sedan, Jaeden Cortez Athey, 16, of Bumpass was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. No other vehicles were involved in this collision.
Investigators are still collecting information and consulting with the Medical Examiner to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.
We extend our sincerest condolences to the family of Jaeden Athey during this difficult time.