HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- A man was killed in a single-vehicle accident along the 17000 block of Route 1 south, near the Hanover-Caroline line Thursday morning, according to the Hanover Sheriff's Office.
Erid Javier Rivas Hernandez, 19, of Ashland, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
"The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Nissan 4-door sedan was traveling south on Washington Highway when the vehicle ran off the right shoulder of the roadway and collided with a tree," Hanover Sheriff’s Sgt. James Cooper said. "Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident."
The crash was reported at about 7:48 a.m.
The road has since reopened.
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