PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — One person is dead and two are in the hospital after police say they were in a car which struck another vehicle, overturned and ran off the interstate in Petersburg.
According to Virginia State Police, troopers responded to Interstate 95 South in the area of exit 50 in Petersburg at around 2:24 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 for a report of a two-vehicle crash.
It was determined that an SUV struck another vehicle before overcorrecting and overturning. The vehicle then left the roadway and struck two trees.
The driver of the CRV, as well as a passenger, were both taken to Southside Regional Hospital in Petersburg with serious injuries. 19-year-old Micah Mykel Moody of Emporia was pronounced dead at the scene, he was not wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the other vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries and did not go to the hospital.
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