Two local men--Nicholas D. Pennell, 18, and Dylan Toth, 22, both of Blackstone--escaped serious injury Thursday evening in this single vehicle crash on Darvills Road (Rt. 40) near Nottoway Lanes bowling alley. According to State Police, Pennell was driving west (toward Blackstone) in this 2018 Ford F-150 pick-up when it ran off the road in a curve, veered back across the center line, ran off the left side, struck a cable fence, and then overturned, coming to rest on its driver’s side. Both men, who are cousins, were treated for bumps and bruises and released at an area hospital. State Police said Pennell -- the driver -- wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. Toth -- the passenger -- told the Courier-Record that he was wearing his.
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