Man fatally struck by vehicle at Sussex County Landfill

(Photo courtesy of WRIC)

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Officials are investigating a fatal accident in the 3400 block of Atlantic Lane, Monday morning.

Virginia State Police says the incident happened around 6:57 a.m. at Atlantic Waste Disposal.

Sources in the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office tell WAVY sister station WRIC the man was emptying his load when he got stuck in his strap and was run over by another truck.

Police have identified the victim as 37-year-old William Antonio Quintanilla of North Chesterfield, Virginia.

Quintanilla was a contractor and not an employee at the dump, according to WRIC.

Officers are still investigating this incident.

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