PEARISBURG, VA (WVNS) — Virginia State Police confirmed a Nicholas County man died on October 6, 2022, during a two-vehicle car crash.
On Wednesday, October 5, around 2:15 AM, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 460 heading East in Pearisburg. A 2008 Dodge Dakota pickup truck was traveling North on Thomas Drive when the driver entered the intersection in front of a 2016 Peterbilt tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer was unable to avoid the pickup truck resulting in a collision.
The driver of the Dodge, Lee G. Winals, 36, of Summersville, died on the scene and was reported to not have a seatbelt on during the crash. The tractor-trailer driver was uninjured in the crash.
Virginia State Police are still investigating the incident.