Culpeper man killed in Orange County crash Monday night

A Culpeper man was killed in a single vehicle accident along Route 3 Monday evening.

At 7:56 p.m.Monday, Virginia State Police Trooper B. W. Coffey responded to a single-vehicle crash in Orange County on Route 3 (Germanna Highway) – 2/10 of a mile south of Route 1059 (Goodwin Drive).

The vehicle involved was a 2008 Ford Mustang that was traveling eastbound on Rt. 3 when it ran off the roadway to the left, through the median and across the westbound lanes, struck a fence and then overturned into a water treatment facility area.

The driver of the Ford, Robert Lee Bristol, 43, of Culpeper,  died at the scene as the result of injuries sustained in the crash. The driver was not wearing a seat belt.

The causative factors of the crash remain under investigation at this time.

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