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Authorities identify 55-year-old man who died after tractor-trailer crashed into Montgomery County home

A tractor-trailer crash in Montgomery County leaves one person dead and another two in the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
A tractor-trailer crash in Montgomery County leaves one person dead and another two in the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. – Authorities released the name of the 55-year-old Floyd County man who died in Tuesday’s crash.

Ronald Bolt, of Willis, was driving the tractor-trailer that crashed into a house along Route 8 in Montgomery County, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said that by the time they arrived at the scene, Bolt had already died.


ORIGINAL STORY

A tractor-trailer crash in Montgomery County leaves one person dead and another two in the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

At about 3 p.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said a car was struck by a tractor-trailer, then that tractor-trailer crashed into a house near Riner Road and Childress Road along Route 8.

Authorities said when they arrived at the scene, the driver of the tractor-trailer was dead.

Two other people, the driver of the car and one person who lives in the house were taken to the hospital. At this time, there’s no word on their conditions.

The home was deemed unsafe until a building inspector can come to look at the structural damage on Wednesday.


About the Author:

Annie Schroeder joined the 10 News team as a reporter in June 2020 and is no stranger to Southwest Virginia.