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      Rocky Mount Man Dies in Franklin Co. Accident

      Franklin Co., VA - Virginia State Police Officers are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that happened Wednesday afternoon in Franklin County.

      The preliminary investigation show that the accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on Route 643 at the intersection of Route 821.

      Troopers say Homer Elmore Graham, 78, of Rocky Mount was driving a 1995 Ford F-150 pick up truck. State police say Graham was traveling southbound when he ran off the right side of the roadway striking a mailbox. He then over corrected running off the left side of the roadway striking a tree.

      They say Graham was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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