Chincoteague residents, once again, are greiving the loss of two residents and await anxiously for any imformation concerning the driver of the vehicle who is a Chincoteague resident also. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those that have been saddened by this tragedy. Photos are by Kenneth Lewis.
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia State Police said two people died in a head-on collision on the Eastern Shore Monday evening.
The accident occurred in Accomack County onthe Route 175, Chincoteague Causeway, Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya said.
Klychnik was flown to the hospital with minor injuries.
Gallagher was traveling with two other passengers who were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Police said Gallagher's front seat passenger, 67-year-old Robert Cherrix, of 4100 Cherrix Lane in Chincoteague, was not wearing his seat belt and died at the scene.
The rear seat passenger, 62-year-old Laurence Gordon Cherrix, of New Church, Virginia was not wearing his seat belt and also died at the scene, police said.
Police said alcohol was not a factor in the accident. An investigation into what caused the accident remains ongoing.
Source; wavy.com http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/local_news/two-killed-in-head-on-collision