GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) — Police say an 81-year-old man died following a two-vehicle crash in Gloucester Monday morning.

According to state police, troopers responded to the crash just after 10 a.m. Monday on Route 17 and Fiddlers Green Road.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that 81-year-old Robert William Plummer was traveling southbound on Route 17 when he attempted to make a left turn onto Main Street.

Plummer turned into the path of a Mercedes Benz and was struck, pushing the Plummer’s vehicle into the ditch.

State Police say Plummer sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The other driver sustained non life-threatening injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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