Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at approximately 11:09 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash in the 6000 block of Pole Green Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Chevrolet hatchback was traveling east on Pole Green Road when it crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a Toyota sport utility vehicle.

The driver of the Chevrolet hatchback, Jacob Michael Stafford, 22, of Aylett, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Toyota sport utility vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.

We extend our sincerest condolences to the family of Jacob Stafford during this difficult time.

For further information, please see this Sheriff’s Office news release.

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