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New Jersey man dies in fiery Route 29 crash in Nelson County

Chris Graham
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A New Jersey man died in a single-vehicle crash on Route 29 in the Woods Mill area of Nelson County late Sunday night.

Hyon Soo Jung, 76, of Teaneck, N.J., died at the scene, according to Virginia State Police.

Jung was driving a 2008 Toyota Highlander south on Route 29 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, struck a tree and caught fire.

The crash remains under investigation.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris has won 17 Virginia Press Association awards for his work as an investigative reporter, feature writer and columnist. Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, both published in 2019, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, Want to reach Chris? Try [email protected].