ESSEX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed one man Thursday evening.
VSP said they responded to a single-vehicle crash at 6:14 p.m. on April 15, on Route 17, .75 miles south of Layton Landings Road. They said a 2021 Ram 1500 pickup truck was headed south when it ran off the left side of the road and hit a ditch in the median.
The driver, Marvin V. Headley, 85, of Richmond County, died at the scene. VSP said he was wearing a seatbelt and the passenger in the vehicle was uninjured.
Officials believe a medical emergency is considered a contributing factor in the crash
The crash is still under investigation by VSP.