LEE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — Virginia State Police has identified the driver killed in a Lee County crash involving a sheriff’s deputy.
VSP says Gail G. Tritt, 74 of Dryden, was killed on January 31 when his 1999 Ford Windstar van pulled out in front of a deputy responding to an emergency.
The crash happened in the 48,000 block Route 58.
Tritt died after being transported to Lonesome Pine Hospital.
The deputy suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
VSP says the deputy was running lights and sirens at the time of the crash.