Virginia state police investigate fatal botetourt county crash

BOTETOURT CO., Va. – Virginia state police are investigating a single car crash which resulted in a fatality Saturday night. 

The crash happened on Roanoke Road, near Ashley Way in Botetourt County. 

A 2008 Ford Ranger was traveling north on Roanoke Road when it ran off the side of the roadway, over corrected, cross the roadway and struck a utility pole. 

The driver was identified as Charles Lawrence, 30, of Roanoke. 

Lawrence was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation. 


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