Two-vehicle crash in Axton leaves 63-year-old man dead

Updated: Apr 7, 2020

AXTON, VA – State Police is investigating a crash in Axton that left a man dead on Sunday.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 12:40 p.m. at the intersection of Irisburg Road and Mitchell Road.

According to police, the driver of a 2002 Ford Taurus was going north on Mitchell Road when he failed to yield right of way at the intersection of Irisburg Road and was hit by a 2020 GMC Terrain.

Police say the driver of the Ford, 63-year-old John Scott of Axton, was wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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