Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Nathaniel Tyrone Coles, 65, killed, his wife critically injured after tree strikes their car on Route 40 in Virginia

State Police: 65-year-old Gretna man killed after tree falls onto car

by Catherine Doss

Monday, April 24th 2017

PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WSET) - State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Sunday afternoon.

According to State Police Nathaniel Tyrone Coles, 65, of Gretna, was driving his car on Route 40 near Tucker Road when a large tree fell and hit his car just after 6 p.m.

State Police say Coles' wife, Denny Lea Coles, 70, was in the passenger seat.

Police say both were wearing their seat belts.

State Police say neither speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

They say both Mr. and Mrs. Coles were taken to the emergency room in Gretna.

State Police say Nathaniel Coles was pronounced dead at the hospital.

They say Denny Coles has life-threatening injuries, but is expected to make a full recovery. 

Such a freak, tragic accident, & so heartbreaking, I worked with Tyrone for 10 years @ Klopman