Contributed by: Virginia State Police
DINWIDDIE – One person was killed Tuesday afternoon when the car they were driving ran off the road and struck a tree. The crash occurred at 12:30 p.m. on Route 654 (Rainey Creek Road), 1 mile south of Route 40 in Dinwiddie County.
A 2003 Kia Spectra was traveling north on Route 654 when it ran off the road to the right, overcorrected back left, running off the road and striking several trees ejecting the driver.
The driver of the 2003 Kia, Michael E. Davis, 56 of McKinney, Virginia died at the scene; he was not wearing a seatbelt.
Speed is being considered a factor in the crash which remains under investigation.