Boones Mill man dead after hitting rock, guardrail in Franklin Co.

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FRANKLIN Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- A 59-year-old Boones Mill man is dead after he struck a rock then returned to the roadway and struck a guardrail Friday morning.

The crash occurred Friday morning at 8:00 a.m., when Randolph Francis Dolan, 59, of Boones Mill was traveling west on Route 116.

According to police, Dolan had ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a rock, then overcorrected and struck a guardrail.

State Police said he was wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene. Police believe Dolan had a medical emergency prior to the crash.