Powhatan Man Dies in Car Crash
A 22-year-old Powhatan man died in a crash in Louisa County late Sunday night.
The wreck happened on Route 522 not far from the town of Mineral.
Molnar: This incident began when a 1997 Pontiac Firebird refused to stop for a Louisa County Deputy Sheriff.
Virginia State Police Sgt. Tom Molnar.
Molnar: The Pontiac was travelling southbound on the right side of Route 22 at a high rate of speed, when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.
The driver, Charles Yacklon, Jr., from Henrico, who’s 27, and a backseat passenger were hurt. Their injuries are not life-threatening. They were medivaced to the UVa Medical Center in Charlottesville.
Molnar: The front seat passenger, James Wolf, Jr., 22, of Powhatan, died at the scene.
John Ogle, WCVE News.