The levels in 50V up to an excitation energy of 1882 keV were investigated. The lifetimes of 17 excited states populated by means of the 47Ti(α, pγ) 50V reaction were determined by the Dopplershift attenuation method employing proton-γ coincidence techniques. The investigation clearly establishes the presence of a doublet of states at ≈ 910 keV excitation energy (910.1 ± 0.6 keV, Jπ = 7 +; 910.4 ± 0.6 keV, Jπ = 4 +). A comprehensive level and decay scheme is proposed. The relevance of short-comings previously attributed to existing stopping-power theory to the level lifetimes inferred from the present DSAM data is discussed in detail.