Ferrum Man Killed in Franklin Co. Accident

Franklin Co., VA - A Ferrum man was killed after he drove into a tree and utility pole early Wednesday morning.

State Police say the accident happened on Route 40 in Franklin County around 6:30 a.m. They say 65-year-old Lonnie Crowe was driving east when he ran his truck off the road, hit the tree and pole and then overturned. Crowe not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. He died at the scene.

The cause is still under investigation.

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