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VSP arrest an under age drinker involved in a fatal accident

The Virginia State Police (VSP) report by email the arrest of an under age drinker that was involved in a fatal accident in Rockingham County.

On Dec. 1 18-year-old Colton S. Trumbo of Harrisonburg was charged by VSP in an accident on North Mountain Road.

Trumbo was taken into custody without incident and charged with one felony count of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) DUI involuntary manslaughter.

He has also been charged with a felony count of DUI maiming and a felony count of child endangerment.

Trumbo has also been charged with a misdemeanor count of underage possession of alcohol, a misdemeanor count of driving on suspended license along with a failure to wear a seatbelt.

The Chevrolet Tahoe Trumbo was driving failed to maneuver a curve ran off the left side of the road and overturned multiple times.

One passenger in the vehicle died as a result of the accident he was an 18 year old from Timberville.

Another passenger a 14 year old male also from Timberville was treated for his injuries at UVA Medical Center.

Trumbo was treated for his injuries at UVA Medical Center and is currently being held without bond at Rockingham County Jail.

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