Brookneal man dies in Campbell County crash


CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – A 33-year-old Brookneal man died in a crash on Route 501 last Tuesday, according to state police.

The single-vehicle crash happened in Campbell County on Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. on Route 501, north of Route 917.

Police say a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling on Route 501 when it ran off the left side of the road, struck a culvert, overturned and then struck a tree.

The driver, Rusty W. Layne, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.


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