Local brothers die in two-vehicle collision

LYELLS— At 5:54 p.m. on Friday, July 23, Virginia State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at Kings Highway and Antioch Road.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a 2019 Chevrolet sedan was making a left turn from Antioch Road onto eastbound Kings Highway when it was struck by a westbound dump truck, reported VSP Richmond Division public information officer Sgt. Dylan Davenport.

The driver and sole occupant of the truck was wearing a seatbelt and did not report any injuries.

Wardell Carter, 68, of Warsaw, formerly of Lancaster, was driving the Chevrolet. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. 

Mozell Carter, 68, of Warsaw, formerly of Lively, was the front seat passenger. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased were both wearing seatbelts. There was no one else in the Chevrolet.

The investigation is ongoing, said Sgt. Dylan.

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