One Dead in Pittsylvania County Car Wreck

Pittsylvania Co.,VA-- State Police say a 19-year-old Axton man was killed Friday morning in an accident in Pittsylvania County.

It happened at the intersection of Kentuck Road and Fall Creek Road just after 4 a.m.

They said 20-year-old Justin Alderson was driving northbound on Route 729, when he veered off the road, hitting a utility pole.

His passenger, Thomas Weatherford, died at the scene. Alderson was flown to Carillon Roanoke Memorial Hospital. No word on his condition.