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      Update: Axton Man Dies in Crash on Rt 58 in Pittsylvania Co.

      Danville, VA- State Police say an Axton man died in a single-vehicle accident on Route 58 just outside of Danville Saturday night.

      Officials say it happened at 7:30 p.m. on Route 58 about .25 miles east of Route 855 in Pittsylvania County.

      Officials say Tonche Maurice Hodge, 39, of Axton, was killed in the one-car accident. They say Tonche was driving eastbound on Route 58 when he ran off the right side of the road and hit an embankment, causing the car to hit a tree. Officials say Hodge was not wearing a seatbelt, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

      Virginia State Police are investigating the accident.

      We'll bring you more information as we get it.

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