Police charge driver in fatal crash

The Chesterfield County Police Department has charged the driver in relation to a fatal crash that happened on Sunday, June 16, in the 9300 block of Woodpecker Road.  

At about 4:30 p.m. on June 16, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver and two passengers were transported to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries. One of the passengers, Christopher Cashion, 51, of the 10300 block of Taylor Road, died at the hospital.   

The driver, Vada J. Cashion, 49, of the 12600 block of Lodore Road in Amelia, originally charged with reckless driving, was arrested Friday, October 18, on additional charges of DUI and Manslaughter. Cashion is set to appear in court on October 24.


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