Driver of N&S vehicle dies in crash early today

Today at approximately 8:26 a.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash
involving a Norfolk & Southern work truck and a Ford SUV in the 900 block of
Jennelle Road near the intersection with Cedar Run Road.

Blacksburg Fire Department, Blacksburg Rescue Squad, and Blacksburg Police Department also
responded to the scene.
Upon arrival, Blacksburg Rescue Squad transported the driver of the SUV to the
hospital, the seriousness of the injuries are not known at this time. The driver of
the N&S work truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

Blacksburg Fire Department, Christiansburg Fire Department, and Roanoke Valley Regional
Hazardous Materials team were on scene due to the N&S work vehicle fire and an
associated diesel fuel spill from a tank on the truck.

The Sheriff’s Office Crash reconstruction team responded due to the fatality involved. Once both the initial
investigation and family notifications have been completed we will provide an update.
Traffic along Jennelle Road is currently being detoured due to the incident.

Brian Wright, Captain

Support Services Division

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office