Man killed in ATV accident in Pittsylvania County, authorities say
The county's E-911 Center received the report around 11:30 Saturday night.
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office, State Police and Norfolk Southern Investigators are jointly investigating the death of a man in an ATV accident Saturday night.
The county's E-911 Center says its received a call around 11:30 about an ATV accident near the intersection of Mill Road and Dry Fork Road.
Once there, deputies found an ATV and its rider along the Norfolk Southern Railway's right-of-way.
Deputies say the ATV rider hit a guidewire. He was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency crews.
Law enforcement has identified the man as 36-year-old Keith Richardson.
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