Staunton man dies in fatal crash in Augusta County

Virginia State Police Trooper T.L. Johnson is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Tuesday at 7:40 p.m., on Route 11 at Route 697.

policeA 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling along Route 11 when the driver lost control. The pickup first struck a mailbox, utility pole and two highway signs, and then ran off the left side of the highway and struck a tree.

The driver, Rodney B. Perry, 52, of Staunton, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.

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