Floyd man killed in single-vehicle crash

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FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality Friday afternoon in Floyd County.

According to a news release, the crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Route 8, at its intersection with Route 773.

A 2001 Dodge Dakota was traveling south on Route 8 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck the guardrail; ejecting the driver.

The driver of the Dodge was identified as Stanley Ingles Morefield, 80, of Floyd. Morefield was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene, the release stated.

The crash remains under investigation.