FOREST, Va. (WDBJ7) Virginia State Police have released the name of the driver who was killed in a crash Friday night in Bedford County.
A State Police spokesperson said Wayne L. Johnson, 63, was killed when the 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer he was driving ran off Route 221 and hit a mailbox, a sign and several trees.
Johnson was from Lynchburg.
Police and fire crews are on the scene of a crash on Elkton Farm Road in Forest.
Police confirmed one fatality. The crash happened around 9:50 p.m.
It was a single vehicle traveling northbound on Route 221.
The vehicle ran off the left side of the road, went across across the road again and then hit a sign.
The passenger in the vehicle was a family member. That passenger was not injured. But the driver was killed.
Alcohol, speed and drugs are not a factor at this time, but medical examiners will look into it.
State police are also investigating.
The vehicle has been cleared from the scene.