Virginia State Police Trooper J.C. Reynolds is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Giles County. The crash occurred at 9:33 p.m., Friday (June 23) on Route 460, less than a mile west of Riverside Drive in Rich Creek, Va.
A 1999 Dodge Durango was traveling west on Route 460 when the driver lost control. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road, struck the embankment and overturned multiple times. The driver, Mark E. Mays, 47, of Ft. Myers, Fla., was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Mays died at the scene.
Speed was a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation at this time.