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Virginia State Police investigating fatal ATV crash in Dickenson County

From staff reports • Aug 5, 2018 at 6:59 PM

The Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash involving an ATV in Dickenson County.

According to a news release from Corinne N. Geller, VSP public relations director, the crash occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday on Route 674.

A 2010 Kawasaki 4-wheeler was traveling east on Route 674 when it ran off the left side of the road and overturned. Both its driver and passenger were thrown from the vehicle, Geller said.

The driver, Nathan C. O’Quinn, 29, of Birchleaf, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet or seat belt, according to the release.

The passenger, an adult female, was transported to Bristol Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. She was not wearing a helmet or seat belt, Geller said.

The crash remains under investigation by Trooper J.B. Hipps.

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