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Mechanicsville man killed on Route 1

Posted at 11:24 AM, Nov 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-10 11:24:19-05

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — A Mechanicsville man was killed in a crash on Route 1 (Boydton Plank Road), according to Virginia State Police.

Police identified the deceased driver as 43-year-old William W. Broske III.

The crash was reported at 7:03 a.m. on Tuesday, November 9, along Route 1 near Franklin Street.

"The preliminary investigation reveals that a sedan [driven by Broske] was traveling south on Route 1 when it crossed the centerline and struck a northbound SUV," a Virginia State Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "The driver of the SUV was transported for treatment of injury not believed to be life-threatening. Neither driver was wearing seatbelts."

The investigation into the crash remained ongoing.

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