roanoke man dead in single vehicle crash in alleghany county

Roanoke man dead in single-vehicle crash in Alleghany County

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Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash resulting in a fatality that occurred Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. on Route 629 in Alleghany County.

A Chevrolet pickup was traveling north on Route 629, when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ricky Lee Poore, 41, of Roanoke. Poore was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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