80-year-old man dies after head-on collision on US-17

Posted at 12:41 PM, Nov 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-12 14:30:22-05

Isle of Wight County, Va. – US-17 in Isle of Wight County is now open after a  fatal crash, according to VDOT.

Police say 80-year-old Stanley Paul Morrison of Portsmouth was killed.

State Police say they were called out to the scene at 11:27 a.m. on Wednesday about the two vehicle crash.

They say a 2015 Buick Verano was going northbound on Route 17 when he veered into the southbound lanes and hit a 2007 Mack Dump Truck head on.

The driver of the Buick died at the scene. The driver of the truck, Wallace Nichols of Suffolk, suffered non life-threatening injuries.

The victim was wearing a seat belt and alcohol was not a factor.