Hanover, Va. - On Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 7:49 a.m., the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15500 block of Mountain Road for a single vehicle crash into a tree. A Chevrolet sedan was eastbound on Mountain Road, east of Saint Peters Church Road, when it exited the right side of the highway. The scene indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle, proceeded off the right side of the highway and came into contact with a tree. The driver and single occupant was pronounced deceased on-scene.
The cause of death will be determined at a later date by the Medical Examiner’s Office/Division of Forensic Science. Notification to family has not been made at this time.
Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident. Anyone that may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140. We extend our sincerest condolences to the family during this difficult time.