52
      Friday
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      Saturday
      76 / 55
      Sunday
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      Bedford Co. 460 Accident Injures Six; One Airlifted to UVA

      Bedford Co., VA - Six people are recovering after a crash Saturday afternoon on 460 west about half a mile east of Pisgah Road in Bedford County.

      According to State Police, a Volkswagen struck a VDOT farm tractor just before noon Saturday.

      Officials say Andy Yancey Jr., 21, of Lynchburg hit Mark Holloway of Yorktown who was driving the tractor.

      State Police say the tractor was entering the shoulder of 460 to mow grass near a guardrail, when he was hit.

      Five people were taken to Lynchburg General Hospital.

      A sixth person, who officials confirm is 14-years-old, was airlifted to UVA.

      Conditions are not known at this time.

      Yancey Jr. has been charged with reckless driving.

      Officials say speed was a factor.

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