Hanover, Va. – On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 4:25 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 15000 block of Blunts Bridge Road.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1984 Mercedes sedan, occupied by only the driver, was traveling south on Blunts Bridge Road, ran off the right shoulder of the roadway and flipped onto its side.
The driver of the 1984 Mercedes sedan, James Everett Keaton, 71, of Ashland, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. No other vehicles were involved in this crash.
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 James Keaton during this difficult time.