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Crash kills one on Route 15

A single-vehicle crash Thursday in Prince Edward County resulted in one person being killed on U.S. Route 15 in the 6900 block of Farmville Road, according to Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller.

She said the driver, Joseph M. Page Jr., 28, of Farmville, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash occurred at 11:31 p.m. Thursday on Route 15, south of Route 655, Geller said.

“A 1995 Lexus LS400 was traveling along Route 15 when it ran off the left side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned several times,” Geller said.

The crash was reported at 11:44 p.m. Thursday, Geller said, closing the road until about 2:48 a.m. Friday.

She noted Virginia State Police Trooper B.A. Neal is investigating the crash, and its cause remains under investigation.