25-Year-Old DC Man Killed in Head-On Crash in Culpeper County

A speeding driver hit a car and forced it into oncoming traffic, state police said

A 25-year-old man died Sunday afternoon in Northern Virginia after a driver crashed into his car head-on and then fled, state police say. Two other people are seriously hurt. 

Jackson R. Greene, of Washington, D.C., was killed, Virginia State Police said. He was 25. 

Driver Michael D. Minifield of Rapidan, Virginia, was charged with involuntary manslaughter in Greene's death. 

The three-car crash occurred Sunday at 2:40 p.m. on Route 15, just south of Route 649 in Culpeper County. 

Minifield was speeding south on Route 15 in a Nissan Altima when he rear-ended a Honda CRV, police said. The force pushed the Honda into oncoming, northbound traffic, into Greene's Volvo XC70. 

Greene was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in his car, a 27-year-old woman, was rushed to INOVA Fairfax Hospital via helicopter with serious injuries. 

The driver of the Honda CRV, a 65-year-old man, also was flown to the hospital with serious injuries.  

Minifield was unhurt and fled the scene, state police said. 

Officials found him in Spotsylvania County and he was charged with involuntary manslaughter, hit-and-run causing a death, hit-and-run resulting in an injury, hit-and-run resulting in property damage and driving on a revoked license.

Minifield is being held in Culpeper County Jail without bond.

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