A 38-year-old man died early Monday after he was thrown from the back seat of an SUV that was involved in a crash in Prince William County, officials said.
The incident happened about 2:42 a.m. near James Madison Highway and Thoroughfare Road in Gainesville, according to police. The man was identified as Jose Nelvin Romero Maldonado, of Warrenton.
Officials said the crash happened when a 2001 Toyota 4Runner was headed north on James Madison Highway and the driver lost control. The vehicle went off the road and rolled.
Maldonado, who was riding in the back seat, was ejected. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to Prince William County police, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Another man who was in the front seat of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt and suffered minor injuries. He was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released, police said.
Police said Monday night that they had arrested and charged a man they described as the driver involved in the crash.
They said Vicente Martir Vides Vasquez, 21, of Warrenton was charged with involuntary manslaughter, hit & run causing death and driving without a license.
(this story has been updated)