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One person dead after two car crash in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – One person is dead after a two car crash in Franklin County. 

The crash happened around 11 p.m Friday between Route 969 and Route 611.

According to Virginia state police, a Honda traveling west on Route 969, and crossed the center lines striking a Chevrolet head-on. 

The driver of the Honda was identified as James Mathews, 60 of Penhook, Virginia. Matthews was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. 

There is no information available on the driver of the Chevrolet at this time. 

The crash remains under investigation.


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