Lynchburg man killed in Cumberland accident

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, June 2, 2021

CORRECTION: This article has been updated from its original version which previously listed the accident as having occurred in Buckingham County. 

Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a fatal, single-vehicle car crash which occurred in Cumberland County Sunday, May 30.

According to a press release from VSP Public Relations Director Corinne Geller, the crash occurred Monday at 4 a.m. on Carter Road, approximately two miles south of Sunnyside Road.

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A 2002 Pontiac Bonneville driven by Calvin J. Rice, 44, of Lynchburg, was traveling south on Carter Road when it ran off the left side and struck a tree.

Rice, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.