Woodlawn man dies in Wythe County crash

Virginia State Police Trooper P.D. Goard is investigating a fatal crash in Wythe County. The crash is believed to have occurred Oct. 23, 2021 on Wysor Highway, less than a mile south of Greenbriar Road. But, the crashed vehicle was not discovered until Oct. 31, 2021 at 3:55 p.m.

A 2004 Ford Explorer pulling a utility trailer was traveling north on Route 100/Wysor Highway when it ran off the left side of the road, went over an embankment and overturned.

David W. Parish, 57, of Woodlawn, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.