Fatal Crash in Bedford County

Bedford County - Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash that killed a Bedford County resident Monday afternoon around 3:40 pm on Route 122 just south of Route 746 in Bedford County.

Investigators said 75 year old Michael Keen Haynes of Bedford was traveling southbound on Route 221 when he suffered a medical emergency.

They said he that caused his vehicle to cross the center line and run off the left side of the road, striking a guard rail, going through a yard and coming to rest up against a tree. Haynes was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash and State Police said he was transported to Bedford Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.