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Hanover, Va. – On Monday, August 7, 2017, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Mountain Road.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2015 Chevy van, occupied by only the driver, was traveling west on Mountain Road when it traveled off the roadway and collided with a house. All occupants inside the house were uninjured.
The driver of the 2015 Chevy van, Joseph W. Butler, 54, of Bumpass, 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 Joseph W. Butler during this difficult time.