Car crash leaves one man dead in Washington County, Virginia


WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – A man has died after he lost control of the car he was driving Saturday night in Washington County, Virginia. Virginia State Police tell News Channel 11 that the accident happened around 10:30pm on Sinking Creek Road near High Point Road.

Authorities say that the driver, 24-year-old Steven Kirkpatrick, lost control of his vehicle while driving in a curve. The car hit an embankment and flipped several times. Kirkpatrick was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

Police say he was not wearing a seat belt.Copyright 2015 WJHL. All rights reserved.

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