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Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in fatal crash


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FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA – A single-vehicle crash left one person dead in Franklin County Friday.


The crash occurred at around 4:19 p.m. on English Road, one-half mile south of Sandstone Lane.


A 1990 Ford Econoline was going north when the vehicle lost control, ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree, according to Virginia State Police.


The driver of the Ford was identified as, Jay Linwood Tyree Hodges, 52, of Rocky Mount.


State police say Hodges was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.


Speed and alcohol are believed to be a factors in the crash, police say.


The crash remains under investigation.


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