Man dies in Carroll County crash caused by deer

At 5:07 a.m. on Monday (May 2), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 221 (Floyd Pike) close to a quarter-mile north of Route 100.

A 2008 Chevrolet HHR was traveling north on Route 221 when it was struck in the passenger’s side by a deer. The HHR then crossed the center line and into the path of a southbound 2022 International tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer couldn’t avoid the HHR and struck it.

The driver of the HHR, Randall L. Semones, 46, of Hillsville, Va., died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Bradley A. Bazin, 45, of Floyd, Va., was uninjured in the crash. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

Virginia State Police