Neblett dies in crash

Published 9:56 am Wednesday, August 30, 2017

An accident Wednesday morning at Chapel Road and Route 40 in Lunenburg County has claimed the life of a 35-year-old Kenbridge man, according to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations Director Corinne Geller.

She said Christopher L. Neblett was driving west on Route 40 in a 2002 Chrysler 300 when the vehicle crossed the centerline and struck head-on an eastbound tractor-trailer. Neblett was not wearing a seatbelt.

Geller said police responded to the crash at 8:54 a.m.

Neblett died at the scene.

Geller said the tractor-trailer driver was not injured in the crash.

“The investigation remains ongoing at this time,” Geller said.