Gladys man dies in fatal Halifax County crash

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HALIFAX CO., Va. (WDBJ7)-- According to Virginia State Police, Landon B. Gilliland, 31, of Gladys, died after running off Route 40 and hitting a tree in Halifax County.

Police said the crash happened on Sunday at 1:15 p.m. on Route 40 about 1 mile west of Route 501.

According to police, Gilliland was driving west on Route 40 in his 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe when he ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree.

Gilliland died at the scene.

Police said Gilliland was not wearing a seat belt.

Virginia State Police are still investigating.