Two-vehicle crash kills Mechanicsville man

Posted on: 10:45 pm, July 20, 2013, by

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – State Police investigated a crash where Mechanicsville man has died.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 11:45 a.m. on Route 15, just south of Route 655.

A Ford Focus was heading north on Route 15.  As the car turned left, it collided with a tractor trailer.  The tractor trailer swerved to avoid the car, but ended up hitting the driver’s left side.

Officials say 51-ear-old Chris R. Neagle, the driver of the Ford, died at the scene.  His wife, 51-year-old Cynthia Neagle, was taken to UVA Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the crash.

Route 15 was closed as a result but was reopened to traffic around 4:30 p.m.