Virginia State Police on Wednesday released the name of a Lovingston man who died after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in Nelson County.
Earl D. Manning, 71, of Lovingston, died at the scene of the incident, police said.
At about 12:19 p.m., state police responded to the crash in the 6900 block of Thomas Nelson Highway.
A 2009 Ford Focus was traveling in the right lane on U.S. 29 near Drumheller Orchard Lane when the vehicle collided with a 2018 Toa Toa moped driven by Manning, police said.
The moped swerved from the left lane into the right lane, striking the Ford Focus, police said.
Manning was wearing a helmet. The crash remains under investigation.
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