Southwest Virginia man dies after utility trailer falls on him

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – A Meadowview man is dead after a utility trailer he was working on fell on top of him.

Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman tells News Channel 11, the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday at a residence on Smyth Chapel Road in Meadowview, Virginia.

Deputies with the Washington County Va. Sheriffs Office along with members of the Glade Spring Lifesaving Crew responded. The sheriff says a jack supporting the trailer slipped, causing it to fall on the victim.

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Jarrod Andrew Tolliver. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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