State Trooper Crashes on Icy Bedford County Road

Bedford Co.,VA- Icy roads appear to be to the cause of a crash Sunday morning involving a state trooper.

According to State Police, Trooper Andrew Dayes was responding to an accident in Bedford County around 6 a.m. when he hit a patch of black ice on a bridge on Route 24.

Police say Dayes lost control of his vehicle and hit a guard rail, before running down an embankment. We're told Dayes was wearing a seatbelt, and was not injured in the crash. However, police say his vehicle was totaled in the accident.