fatal crash

Multiple public safety agencies in Appomattox County responded to the incident.

The Virginia State Police has confirmed the identity of two males who were killed in an automobile accident Friday afternoon in Appomattox County. 

The driver, Brian L. Moore, 50, of Rustburg, was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital where, on May 8, he succumbed to his injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The passenger, Randy S. Petty, 31, of Lynchburg, died at the scene. He was also not wearing a seatbelt.

The two males were traveling south on Oakville Road in a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a tree, continued down an embankment and struck a second tree.

The crash remains under investigation.