ferrum man dead in single vehicle crash on route 40 in patrick county

Ferrum man dead in single-vehicle crash on Route 40 in Patrick County

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Virginia State Police is investigating a single vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality on Wednesday at 8:23 p.m. on Route 40, just east of Route 710 in Patrick County.

A 2017 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling west on Route 40, when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Morgan George Strong, 71, of Ferrum, was driving the Chevrolet. Strong was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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