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Christiansburg man killed in Rt. 460 crash in Montgomery County

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a Christiansburg man.

The accident happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6 along Route 460 near the Route 643 overpass.

Troopers said Richard James Machen, 29, was changing from the right lane to the left lane, when the vehicle ran off the left side of the road and struck a bridge.

Machen died on scene.

State police said he was wearing a seat-belt. The crash remains under investigation.