A local man has died following a two-vehicle collision on the Northern Neck. State Police say 43-year-old James R. Rainwater of Charlottesville died after he tried to avoid hitting another vehicle several miles east of Fredericksburg. The collision happened around 12:45 p.m. Friday on Route 3 in Richmond County. Police say speed and alcohol were not factors in Rainwater’s death.
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