Man fleeing police dies in two-car crash

by Audrey Thomasson

LANCASTER—A high-speed vehicle chase through Lancaster Saturday night ended in the death of a 45-year-old driver fleeing police and serious injuries to another after their two cars collided.

David Wayne Walton of West Point, formerly of Lancaster, was killed after his 1998 Honda Accord struck a 2016 Acura TLX sedan at Courthouse and Mary Ball roads. Walton died at the scene, reported Sgt. Keeli L. Hill, Virginia State Police (VSP) public information officer.

Walton was stopped at a police checking point at approximately 9:36 p.m. on Pinckardsville Road, according to Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie…


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