Ferrum Man Killed in Accident

Franklin Co., VA - A Ferrum man died Monday morning after state police say his car ran off the right side of the road he was on, hitting several trees.

State police say Theodore Freeman Crawford, 71, was driving along Route 623 westbound just east of Route 778 in Franklin County when the accident occurred shortly before 11 a.m.

Crawford was driving a 1990 Lincoln Town Car and was not wearing a seat belt, state police say. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Virginia State Police are still investigating the accident.