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Charges pending in crash that killed 24-year-old Rocky Mount man

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – A 24-year-old Rocky Mount man has died in a crash that also injured the driver. 

It happened just before 1 p.m. Tuesday on Six Mile Post Road, close to Waid Park Road in Franklin County. 

A 2007 Dodge Caliber was traveling north on Route 640 when it ran off the right side of the roadway, hit a sign and then a tree. No other vehicles were involved. 

The driver, 26-year-old Rocky Mount resident Ty-Shaun Maurice Benguche, was taken to the hospital. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to state police. 

Benguche's passenger, 24-year-old Rocky Mount resident Gregory Michael Muse-Berger, was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he later died. He was wearing a seatbelt, according to state police. 

Charges are pending.