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One dead after Franklin County multi-vehicle crash

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Published: Feb. 27, 2021 at 6:37 PM EST
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A driver died Saturday after he ran into a Ford F-150 along Route 40 in Franklin County.

According to Virginia State Police, the two-vehicle crash occurred Saturday morning, two-tenths of a mile east of Henry Road.

Bruce Benjamin Angell, 64 of Ferrum, was driving west along Route 40 in a Chevrolet Blazer, when he crossed the center line and hit the pickup.

Angell was not wearing a seatbelt and was injured in the crash. He was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The driver of the pickup was wearing his seatbelt and sustained no injuries.

The Virginia State Police Crash Team assisted with the scene.

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