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Child, 3 adults killed in crash

Posted at 10:26 AM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 10:26:30-04

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, Va. -- A 10-year-old boy was among the four people killed in a crash in Mecklenburg County on Friday afternoon.

The crash was reported at about 2:47 p.m. on May 21 along Route 47 near Scotts Crossroads.

"A 2003 Toyota Corolla was traveling north on Route 47 and passing traffic on the two-lane highway when it struck head-on a southbound 2012 Chevrolet Impala," a Virginia State Police spokesperson, citing witnesses, wrote in an email.

Jessy James Green Hawk, 38, of Chase City, Va., the driver of the Toyota, and passenger Tiffany L. Morris, 37, of South Hill, Va., died at the scene, according to police. Neither adult was wearing a seat belt, policed added.

A 10-year-old boy in the car was flown to VCU Medical Center where he died, police said. The child was also not wearing a seat belt, police said.

Glynn L. Whitten, 88, of Chase City, Va., died at the scene. Whitten was driving the Impala and was wearing a seat belt, police said.

The crash remains under investigation.