One dead in Augusta County car crash

augusta countyVirginia State Police Trooper J.S. Martin is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Friday at 10:44 p.m. on Stover School Road, less than a mile north of Route 673.

A 1997 Ford Explorer was traveling on Stover School Road when it ran off the left side of the road, struck a rock and overturned.

The driver, James R. Hemp, 77, of Greenville, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.


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