State Police: Driver killed after chain reaction crash in Appomattox Co.

50-year-old Marcellus Pannell died after a chain reaction crash in Appomattox County. (MGN)

APPOMATTOX Co., VA (WSET) - State Police are investigating a chain reaction crash that left one person dead.

They say a pickup truck tried to avoid hitting a car at the intersection of Red House Road and Robinson Road in Appomattox County around 4 yesterday afternoon.

The pickup ended up hitting another pickup truck head on.

Someone driving a Jeep hit one of those trucks, then hit a tree and overturned.

The Jeep's driver died in the crash.

State Police identified him as 50-year-old Marcellus Pannell.

They say charges are pending.

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