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1 dead after car crashes, catches fire

Body taken to department of forensic science for identification

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PITTSYLVANIA CO., Va. – One person is dead after a Sunday afternoon crash in Pittsylvania County.

State police said a 2012 Cadillac SUV was driving on Riceville Road when it went on the roadway, hit a tree and caught on fire Sunday afternoon at 4:35 p.m.

The driver died at the scene.

The body has been sent to the Virginia Department of Forensic Science in Roanoke for identification.

The crash is under investigation.