newsafton man dead faber teen seriously injured in route 151 crash in nelson county

Afton man dead, Faber teen seriously injured in Route 151 crash in Nelson County

Chris Graham
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An Afton man is dead from injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Route 151 in Nelson County last week.

Christopher G. Davis, 27, of Afton, died at the scene of the March 16 crash, which was reported at 12:34 a.m., according to Virginia State Police.

Davis was a passenger in a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix that was traveling north on Route 151 north of Chapel Hollow Road when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

The driver, Julian W. Warner, 19, of Faber, was transported for treatment of serious injuries.

Excessive speed and alcohol are being investigated as a contributing factor in the crash.

Charges are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

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