Virginia State Police investigate fatal Franklin County crash
FRANKLIN CO. (WSLS 10) Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Franklin County.
The crash happened Friday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. on Route 670, less than a mile east of Route 122.
A 1999 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling east on Route 670, when it crossed the centerline and hit a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria head-on. The Ford Crown Victoria was westbound on Route 670.
The driver of the Crown Victoria, Trinkle L. Cook, 58, of Moneta, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the Silverado, Ronald L. Bowker, 51, of Wirtz, Va., was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Bowker was charged with DUI.
The crash remains under investigation.
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