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21-year-old man killed in Bedford car crash

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BEDFORD (WSLS 10) - A man was killed in a car crash Friday night in Bedford.

According to Virginia State Police, 21-year-old Ashton Casey Shawn Short of Goode, Virginia died at the scene of the crash.

It happened at 11:10 p.m. Friday night on Route 644, one tenth of a mile west of Route 663 in Bedford County.

Short was driving a 2006 Ford F-250. According to police, the crash happened while Short was driving west on Route 644 and ran off the right side of the road, hitting an embankment.

His vehicle flipped several times.

Speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash. Police say Short was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.


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