40-year-old Eric D. Bates dies in fatal Amherst County car crash – Saturday, October 30, 2021

Amherst County car crash death of Eric D. Bates – Obituary

40-year-old Eric D. Bates has died in a fatal Amherst County car crash that occurred on Saturday, October 30, 2021. It happened on Staunton Hill Road about one mile north of Clarkston Bridge Road.

According to official reports, the accident happened when the Ford Mustang that Eric was driving went off the roadway and crashed into multiple trees.

Eric was left with severe injuries to which he succumbed at the scene.

The accident was investigated by Virginia State Police