PATRICK COUNTY, VA – An investigation is underway following a crash which resulted in a fatality.
The single-vehicle crash occurred on Wednesday around 8:23 p.m. on Route 40, just east of Route 710 in Patrick County.
Virginia State Police said a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox was going west on Route 40, when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.
Morgan George Strong, 71, of Ferrum, drove the Chevrolet.
Strong was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene, according to police.
The investigation is ongoing.