Fatal Accident in Bedford County

Bedford County, VA- State police are investigating a fatal crash in Bedford County.

They say 20-year-old Aaron Ashley Padgett of Bedford wrecked at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday on Route 221, just south of Route 799.

The say Padgett ran off the road and into a ditch, then hit a utility pole.

Padgett was thrown from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.