Axton Man Killed in Head-On Crash

Pittsylvania Co., VA - An Axton man was killed in a crash Wednesday evening, state police say.

State police say Julio Francisco Alvarez Martinez, 22, was driving south on Route 41 when the 1995 Toyota Corolla he was driving crossed the center line and hit a 1997 Dodge Intrepid head-on.

Martinez was not wearing his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Intrepid, Destiny C. Mease, 27, of Roanoke, and two passengers in the truck were injured in the crash and transported to an area hospital.