Man dead after fatal Pittsylvania County crash


PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – Authorities said a man is dead after a fatal crash in Pittsylvania County last week.

The accident happened on July 22 at 8:50 p.m. on Route 726/Ringold Depot Road at the intersection with Route 968/Sandy Creek Church Road, according to Virginia State Police.

Police said a 2010 Kia Sedona was going West on Route 726 when it ran off the right side of the road, went down an embankment and hit a tree.

The driver, Andrew Henderson, 46, of Ringold was taken to SOVAH Health in Danville where he later died, according to State Police.

Authorities said Henderson was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from his car, and the crash remains under investigation.

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