Man Dies in Accident in Henry Co., Other Charged With DUI

Henry Co., VA - One person is dead after a car crash on Route 695 in Henry County Thursday night.

Officials with Virginia State Police say Joshua Andrew Young, 29, of Stuart was killed. They say Young was driving on Route 695 around 6:30 p.m. when he pulled out onto Route 58 and was hit by the driver of a Nissan Maxima that was going westbound. Young was wearing a seatbelt but was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Nissan, Alfonzo Hughes, 64, of Stuart, was taken to Martinsville Memorial for injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt. Officials have charged him with DUI.

Hughes' passenger, Kevin Rucker, 30, was also taken to the hospital for injuries.

Police are investigating the accident.