Louisa Man Killed In Traffic Accident

By: Venton D. Blandin
By: Venton D. Blandin

Friday, April 8

A man is dead from a one car accident near Cismont.

It happened just after 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 8, on Louisa Road/VA-22 near Bridlewood Terrace in eastern Albemarle County.

A witness stated she was driving behind the vehicle and saw it drive off the right side of the road. Once on the scene, Charlottesville Albemarle rescuers found a car lying on its roof in a ditch. A man was also found in the driver's seat. Police believe the man died on impact.

Albemarle County police say the man, 67-year old Harry Sims of Louisa, lost control of his car and over-corrected making the car flip hitting a picket fence and a tree.

This is this the third fatal accident in Albemarle County this week.

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