Two men ejected from vehicle in deadly James City County crash

Posted at 11:32 PM, Jul 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-31 23:32:36-04

James City County, Va. – One man is dead and another has been seriously injured in a crash in James City County.

This happened just after 8 p.m. in the 9500 block of Richmond Road east of New Kent County/James City County.

Officials say a 2000 Plymouth Neon was speeding on Richmond Road when the driver lost control causing it to run off the right side of the road  into an embankment and then into a tree.

Police say two people were inside of the car at the time. Neither person was wearing a seatbelt and both were ejected.

James Terrell Cowles, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 31-year-old New Kent County man was flown to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police have not released the identity of the driver.