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Crash leads to death of 19-year-old, state police say

FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA – Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash.

The crash occurred Wednesday at 7:27 p.m. on Sontag Road, one mile west of Mount Carmel Road in Franklin County.

State Police say a 2002 Ford Taurus was going east on Sontag Road, when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, crossed the roadway, and hit several trees.

The driver of the Ford, Devin Xzavier Brandon, 19, of Rocky Mount, was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.


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