Jacinta Maria Rosa Sanchez, 19, Robert Eugene Pennington, 41, and Francisco Joseph Allen, 61, killed in collision involving commercial truck at West Colonial Trail and Cellar Creek Road in Nottoway County, Virginia
Three dead after vehicle crashes with tractor-trailer in Nottoway
Authorities said the driver of a 2005 Honda Accord was traveling south on Cellar Creek Road and failed to stop at a posted stop sign before pulling onto West Colonial Trail and intro the path of a westbound tractor-trailer.
Police: 3 killed in car that collided with tractor-trailer
The driver of a 2005 Honda Accord and two passengers — a man and a woman — died at the scene of Saturday night's crash, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.
Driver, 2 passengers killed in wreck involving tractor-trailer in Nottoway County
"The vehicle pulled onto West Colonial Trail and into the path of a westbound tractor-trailer," troopers said. "The tractor-trailer swerved in an attempt to avoid the Honda, but the two vehicles collided."
Victims of fatal crash in Nottoway County identified
The driver of the Honda was identified as 61-year-old Francisco Joseph Allen. The two passengers were identified as 19-year-old Jacinta Maria Rosa Sanchez and 41-year-old Robert Eugene Pennington.
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