Charges In Hanover Double Fatal

Driver Charged With DUI

November 06, 2019 - 4:16 pm

News Radio 1140 WRVA


Hanover, Va. ( - Hanover Sheriff's Deputies have charged a 41-year old Montpelier man with DUI for a double fatal accident Tuesday along Route 54.  Sergeant Steve Diloreto says Ernest Johnston also has additional charges pending.

The accident occurred shortly after two on Election Day, near Tower Road.  Diloreto says Johnston crossed into the lane of a sedan, striking it head-on.  Two people in the front of the Sedan were killed, and have been identified as Tonna McKinney, 68, and Shena McKinney, 20,  both of Bumpass.

Two other people in the sedan were injured and taken to the hospital.