At 12:49 p.m. on Wednesday (April 28), Virginia State Police Trooper R. Duffer responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 660 (Old Cox Rd.), two miles east of Route 47.
A 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling east on Route 660 when the driver lost control. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road three times before striking an embankment and overturning back in the roadway.
The 17-year-old female driver from Chase City, Va., was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. She was not wearing a seatbelt.
A 14-year-old male passenger from Victoria, Va. was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
A 17-year-old female passenger was wearing a seatbelt and was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
A 3-year-old male was transported to nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He was not secured in a child safety seat. A 5-year-old male was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He was not secured in a seatbelt.
Charges are pending, as the crash remains under investigation.