ROCKBRIDGE CO., Va. -

A Staunton man died in an accident late Wednesday night in Rockbridge County.

The accident happened around 10:45 p.m. on Route 608, about a mile north of Route 684.

According to Virginia State Police, Edward Speese’s car ran off Route 608 and hit a tree. The car then caught on fire.

Speese was 57. He was wearing a seat belt.