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Man dies in Campbell County crash after rear-ending tractor-trailer

He wasn’t wearing a seat belt

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A man is dead after authorities say he rear-ended a tractor-trailer in Campbell County this weekend.

The crash happened at about 5:15 a.m. Saturday on Route 29 at the intersection with Route 24, according to Virginia State Police.

A tractor-trailer was going north on Route 29 when it was rear-ended by Russell Breeden, 52, of Rustburg, who was driving a 1994 Toyota Tacoma, according to police.

Breeden reportedly died at the scene and was not wearing his seat belt.

The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt during the crash, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.


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