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One dead after head-on collision in Franklin County

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Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 8:07 AM EDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County Wednesday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

Police say the crash occurred at 8:40 a.m. on Rt. 116, two miles north of Rt. 122.

Jonathan Eric Lewis, 44 of Danville, was driving a Hyundai Sonata north on Rt. 116 when he drove across the center line and hit the driver of a Ford F-250 head-on, according to police.

Lewis was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police haven’t said whether the driver of the Ford was injured.

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