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One dead, one seriously injured in Interstate 85 crash in Dinwiddie County

Chris Graham
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A Hickory, N.C., man is dead from injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie County on Wednesday.

The driver of a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe, Noah Andrew Austin, 29, of Marion, Ohio, lost control of the vehicle, which ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree at the 60.8 mile marker at 10:58 a.m., according to Virginia State Police.

Austin was taken by med-flight to VCU Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

A passenger, Stephen Brett Dellinger, 36, of Hickory, N.C., was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Neither Dellinger or Austin were wearing a seatbelt, according to VSP.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris has won 17 Virginia Press Association awards for his work as an investigative reporter, feature writer and columnist. Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, both published in 2019, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, Want to reach Chris? Try [email protected].