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Police identify man killed in Powhatan crash

Posted at 9:12 AM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 17:26:16-04

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. -- Virginia State Police have identified the man killed in a crash that injured seven other people in Powhatan late Sunday night.

"The preliminary investigation indicates a Hyundai Elantra was heading west on Route 60 when the driver slowed to make a left turn. A 2012 Ford Fusion also heading west struck the sedan from the rear. The Elantra was then struck by an eastbound F150. The F150 and the sedan ran off the right side of the eastbound lane into trees. The Fusion ran off the road to the right and spun, coming to rest partially in the road." an email from a Virginia State Police spokesperson indicated.

The driver of the Elantra, 58-year-old Michael Lloyd Eggleston, of Powhatan, died while being taken to a local hospital.

A 14-year-old passenger suffered injuries that were considered serious, but non-life-threatening, police added.

Seven people in the F150 also suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Fusion driver Angelina N. Brooks, 19, of Powhatan, was charged with reckless driving. She was not hurt.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.