Pearisburg man dies in two-vehicle crash in Giles County

Pearisburg man dies in two-vehicle crash in Giles County

At 8:09 p.m. on Thursday (March 24), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 460 and Route 42.

A 2017 Ford Edge was traveling east on Route 460 when it attempted to make a left turn onto Route 42. As it proceeded through the intersection it was struck by a 2009 Nissan Murano that was traveling west on Route 460.

The driver of the Ford, Mary L. Lenkman, 80, of Pearisburg, Va., was transported for treatment of serious injuries. She was wearing a seatbelt.

A passenger in the Ford, Milton E. Lenkman, Jr., 86, of Pearisburg, Va., was transported to Lewis Gale Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the Nissan, Christopher P. Huffman, 19, of Rich Creek, Va., was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.