UPDATE: 1 dead after car crashes into New River near Radford

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RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ7) One person has died after a car crashed into the New River in Montgomery County, near the Radford line.+

Eamon O'Meara/WDBJ7

The call about the wreck came in at 2:18 p.m.

Crews pulled the car out of the river. The person was dead when rescuers arrived on scene. There was only one person in the car and the person was wearing a seat belt.

The person hasn't been identified yet because next of kin hasn’t been notified.


The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is responding to a car wreck in Radford Thursday afternoon, according to dispatch.

The wreck is off Little River Road, near the Radford line.

We're working to get more information.