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One dead in Orange County crash

policeVirginia State Police Trooper T.R. Yowell is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Orange County. The crash occurred Jan. 2 at 3:35 p.m. on Route 522, less than a mile north of Lahore Road.

A 2004 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling south on Route 522 when it crossed the center line and struck head-on a northbound 2017 Toyota Prius.

The driver of the Pontiac, William L. White, 83, of Orange, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Toyota, Daniel A. Himes, 44, of Locust Grove, Va., was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Himes was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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