Virginia State Police investigating fatal Augusta County crash
A 1977 Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling north on Route 736 when it ran off the right side of the road. The driver over-corrected which caused the pickup to run off the left side of the highway. The driver again over-corrected, which then caused the vehicle to overturn in the roadway.
The driver, Justin W. Butt, 32, of Craigsville, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.
Three passengers were transported from the scene to a nearby hospital. Arthur W. Johnson, 32, suffered serious injuries. Roxie L. Howdyshell, 18, and April D. Howdyshell, 20, suffered minor injuries. None of the passengers was wearing a seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.