BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal Bedford County crash as a local musician.
The crash happened on July 19 just after midnight on Route 24, less than a mile west of Orrix Creek Road/Route 713, according to Virginia State Police.
State Police said a 2003 Honda Element was going east on Route 24 when it went into a curve, crossed the center line and hit a 2004 Chevy Suburban heading in the opposite direction head-on.
The driver of the Honda, Jacob Doss, 19, of Hurt, died at the scene, according to police. Authorities said he was not wearing his seatbelt. Doss was a local musician.
Authorities said the driver of the Chevy Suburban, John Coleman, 53, of Huddleston, was hospitalized for serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation, according to State Police.