Laurel Fork man dies in Carroll County crash

At 11:24 a.m. on Sunday (March 6), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 679 (Ward’s Gap Rd.) a half-mile north of Route 901 (Little Rock Rd.).

A 2000 Chevrolet S10 pick-up truck was traveling north on Route 679 when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a tree and overturned.

The driver, Joey A. Dalton, 46, of Laurel Fork, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation.