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Mineral man killed in single-vehicle crash

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Daniel J. Cochran, 24, of Mineral died at the scene of a single-vehicle crash shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday, May 19.

Virginia State Police Sgt. Thomas Molnar said the accident occurred when Cochran, who was driving a 1990 Honda Accord, ran off the left side of northbound Cross County Road, just south of Indian Creek Drive, and struck a tree.

The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.  According to authorities, Cochran was not wearing a seat belt. Speed is considered to be a factor in the crash.