80-year-old man killed in crash

Published 6:00 am Thursday, March 4, 2021

A single-vehicle crash in Cumberland County has claimed the life of an 80-year-old man.

According to Virginia State Police Public Relations Coordinator Shelby Crouch, the accident occurred at approximately 2:36 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, on Route 60 in Cumberland, a mile west of Route 601.

A 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling east on Route 60 when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a guardrail and overturned multiple times before it struck a tree.

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The driver of the vehicle, Dwight J. Chapman, 80, of Sterling, Pennsylvania, died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.