On November 18, 2017, at approximately 7:09 PM, the Virginia State Police was called to investigate a single vehicle accident which had resulted in a fatality.
The accident occurred at the 15000 block of Horsey Road, in Accomack County. The driver of a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire, was traveling eastbound on Horsey Road towards Route 13, when the driver ran off the road and struck a tree.
The driver, 56 year old Daniel Eli Yoder, of the 600 block of Saxis Road, Sanford, Virginia, died at the scene.
Mr. Yoder was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was a contributing factor.
Notification has been made to family members.