One Killed in Single Car Crash in Amherst County

Amherst County, VA - State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Amherst County.The public safety director, Gary Roakes, said they got a call around 1:40 p.m. Monday about the single vehicle crash on Route 7-8 by Turkey Mountain Road.He said the driver of a Chevy pickup truck ran off the road, hit and tree and died on the scene.No one else was in the truck and so far that person's name who was involved has not been released.