One dead after crash in Amherst County

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Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 11:46 AM EST
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AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Virginia State Police are investigating a crash in the 500 block of Colony Rd in Amherst County early Tuesday morning, according to police.

The driver of a Chevy Silverado was traveling north on Colony Road, ran off the left side of the road, hit a tree, went down an embankment and stopped in a creek.

The driver, Daniel W. Walker, Jr., 21 of Madison Heights, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle, according to police.

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