Vehicle overturns on Route 15

Published 8:49 am Saturday, October 31, 2020

Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 15 in Prince Edward County at 10:27 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28.

A statement from the VSP noted this Farmville Road crash took place a half mile south of Watson Boulevard.

“A 1997 GMC Yukon was traveling south when it ran off the left side of the road, struck a ditch and overturned,” VSP Public Relations Coordinator Shelby Crouch said in the statement.

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The driver, Justin Shepherd, 25, of Charlotte Court House, was transported for treatment of minor injuries.

“He was not wearing a seat belt,” Crouch said. “He was charged with failure to stay right of center.”

The crash remains under investigation.