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Melvin L. Dillard Death: Killed In Mount Sinai Crash

Melvin L. Dillard Death

55-year-old Amherst man, Melvin L Dillard has been killed on Sunday, 6:15 p.m. in single-vehicle crash on Virginia 130 at Mount Sinai Road, according to a Virginia State Police news release.

Dillard was driving a 1999 Ford F-250 truck and was heading east on Virginia 130 when it traveled off the right hand side of the road, where it hit an embankment and a highway sign before crossing over the highway and into the left guardrail, according to the release.

Melvin L. Dillard was pronounced dead at the scene; according to preliminary investigation, Dillard was wearing a seat belt.

Investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.