One dead in single-vehicle crash in Nelson County

One dead in single-vehicle crash in Nelson County

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A Lovingston man died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

Winfred L. Washington, 65, of Lovingston, was traveling along Virginia 653 about 1.5 miles east of U.S. 29 at 11:15 a.m. Monday when his 1998 Chevrolet Silverado ran off the right side of the road, according to a Virginia State Police news release.

Washington overcorrected, causing the vehicle to run off the left side of the highway and overturn several times, according to police. 

Washington was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by Virginia State Trooper T.M. Skehan, according to the release.

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