Police: 52-year-old man ejected from vehicle, killed in fatal crash
HENRY Co., Va. (WSET) -- Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left a man dead Saturday evening.
According to police, the crash occurred around 6:50 p.m. on Route 220, less than a mile south of Route 674.
They say a pickup truck was traveling along Route 220 when it ran off the left side of the highway and struck an embankment.
Police say the pickup then struck two highway signs and the embankment a second time before finally coming to a stop.
According to police, Fletcher L. Ross, 52, of Bassett, Va., was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the pickup truck during the course of the crash.
They say Ross was transported to Martinsville Memorial Hospital where he died later that same night.
The crash remains under investigation.