Rockingham County man charged in fatal Page County Crash

policeVirginia State Police Trooper C.W. Bare has charged a Rockingham County man in the fatal February crash in Page County.

The crash occurred Feb. 19, 2019 at 5:25 a.m. on Route 340 at 1/10 of a mile north of Route 700.

A 1997 Toyota Avalon was traveling north on Rt. 340 when it crossed the center-line and struck a southbound 2010 Honda Civic head on.

The driver of the Toyota, Wayne L. Steele Jr., 44, of Rockingham, Va., was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital with serious injuries. Steele was wearing his seat-belt.

The driver of the Honda, Anna-Marie E. Dalton, 23, of Front Royal, Va., died at the scene as a result of her injuries. Dalton was wearing her seat-belt.

Steele has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, DUID, and driving without a license. He is being held without bond at the Page County Jail.

The crash remains under investigation


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