SURRY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A man has died following a single-vehicle crash that resulted in a vehicle fire Sunday night in Surry County.
According to Virginia State Police, the call for the crash came in around 9:35 p.m. on Clubhouse Rd. Police say the driver of a 2019 Dodge Charger, identified as 20-year-old Siam Stolz, was driving northbound on Clubhouse Rd. when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Blackwater Rd.
Stolz then drove through the intersection into a wooded area and struck a tree head-on. This caused the vehicle to become fully engulfed. Stolz and the front-seat passenger were able to exit the vehicle. Stolz was transported with serious but non life-threatening injuries, while the front-seat passenger did not sustain any injuries.
Police say the rear seat passenger, identified as 40-year-old John Bennett Jr., was not able to get out of the vehicle and died on the scene.
Alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash, according to police, and charges are pending.
This crash occurred about an hour after another fatal crash VSP was called to investigate, also in Surry County. In that case, a motorcyclist was killed.
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