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23-year-old killed, 2 others hurt in Carroll County crash

Charges are pending

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CARROLL COUNTY, Va. – State police say a 23-year-old man was killed and two others were hurt in a wreck in Carroll County on Monday.

It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Route 687, less than a mile west of Route 679. 

According to state police, a 1992 Nissan D21 was traveling west on Route 687. As the pickup truck came into a curve, the driver suddenly braked. The truck ran off the left side of the highway, went down an embankment, hit several trees and flipped.

The driver, a 26-year-old male from Ararat, Virginia, had to go to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. 

A 28-year-old female passenger had minor injuries and was treated at the scene. 

A second passenger, Seth P. Steed, 23, of Lexington, North Carolina, died at the scene. He was partially ejected from the vehicle.

None of them were wearing a seat belt, according to state police. 

Charges are pending.