Crash Kills 9-year-old Boy in Rockbridge Co.

Rockbridge County, VA - A 9-year-old boy is dead after a single vehicle crash Saturday evening in Rockbridge Co. State police say the accident happened around 5:10 p.m. on Route 39 just east of Route 622.

The driver, 37-year-old Joshua Lee Sorrells of Buena Vista was driving eastbound on Route 39 when he ran off the side of the road. Then, his vehicle hit several trees. State police say the passenger, Ashton Walker Sorrells was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt. State police are still investigating.