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Bedford man partially ejected, dies on scene of Nelson County crash

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A Bedford man is dead after a one-vehicle fatal crash on Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Nelson County.

Harry B. Bare II, 63, was partially ejected and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Virginia State Police report the 2000 Honda CR-V Bare was driving was travelling northbound on Piedmont Road near its intersection with Galilee Road when the vehicle crossed the center line. The vehicle ran off the road the left, struck a tree and overturned.

The crash remains under investigation.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.