Darius Gillus Obituary – Death: 25-year-old Darius J. Gillus, of Chesterfield, Virginia was killed in a fatal car accident on October 1, 2021 on Interstate 64 at the 209 mile marker.
According to reports, Gillus was traveling in his 2016 Honda west, when it went off the road and struck multiples trees in the median.
Gillus was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicates that, Mr. Gillus was the sole occupant of the vehicle and he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Friends took to social media to express their condolences.
L C Bird is saddened to hear of the passing of Darius Gillus. Darius an amazing young man who played baseball and football at Bird. Member of the 2013 State championship team. After Bird he played baseball at ODU. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. pic.twitter.com/LWQrB0Lnbf
— L. C. Bird Athletics (@bird_athletics) October 2, 2021
So awful to hear about the passing of Darius Gillus. He was such a wonderful person. Funny, positive, interesting, smart, he was just great to be around and I’m so lucky I knew him. Love you, Gilly! pic.twitter.com/1l6xLCinkb
— #16 CUSA Champs ODU Baseball photog CB Wilkins (@cbwilktweetsODU) October 2, 2021