Galax man dies in Carroll County crash

Virginia State Police Senior Trooper F.R. Farthing is investigating a single-vehicle crash on Rt. 778 at the intersection of Rt. 777 in Carroll County.

At approximately 11 p.m. on April 23, a 1994 Chevrolet S-10 truck was heading west on Rt. 777. The vehicle failed to stop at the intersection with Rt. 778, ran off the road and struck a tree on the opposite side of the road.

The driver, Jesse G. Cox, 35, of Galax, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.