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Swoope man dead following head-on collision in Augusta County on Sunday

Crystal Graham
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Virginia State Police have released the name of a Swoope man who died in a two-vehicle crash on Sunday on Route 42 in Buffalo Gap.

Andrew S. Holsinger, 31, died at the scene. Holsinger was not wearing a seatbelt.

According to VSP, a 1993 Ford Festiva driven by Holsinger was heading westbound near Old Parkersburg Turnpike when it crossed the center line and struck a 2013 Ford Mustang head on.

The driver of the Mustang, Ronnie L. Piner, 65, of Stuarts Draft, was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

The crash occurred Sunday at 2:48 p.m. It remains under investigation.

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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.