Virginia State Police investigating fatal Pittsylvania County crash

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that left one man dead in Pittsylvania County.

According to a release from State Police, a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling north on Route 640 at approximately 8:22 a.m. on Jan. 1 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway before the driver overcorrected and crossed the roadway, striking a brick column.

The driver, Raquonne Dupree Younger, 28, of Java, Va. was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.