Horntown Man Dies in Saturday Morning Crash

Staff Report —

A 20-year-old Horntown man died this morning, Jan. 11, in a crash in northern Accomack County.

Virginia State Police was called to 5106 Fleming Road shortly after 6 a.m. to investigate a motor vehicle crash that resulted in a single fatality.

According to a news release from State Police, Isaiah D. Townsend, 20, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt traveling northbound on Fleming Road, when the car crossed the center line and struck a 2014 Dodge Ram traveling in the southbound lanes. Townsend, of the 35200 block of Raymond Townsend Lane in Horntown, was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Alcohol was not a contributing factor in the accident.

Notification has been made to family members.

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