Troutville man identified as victim of Botetourt County crash

(Source: John Watson, WAVE News)
Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 10:32 AM EST
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BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A Troutville man has been identified as the man who died in a crash Friday.

River Scott Lawson, 25, died at the scene of the crash November 4 at 9:58 p.m. on Route 676, half a mile north of Route 670 in Botetourt County.

Virginia State Police say Lawson was driving a Toyota Tacoma pickup, ran off the left side of the road, overcorrected, hit an embankment and overturned.

He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to police, who say alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.