Magna Vista High School student dead, three hospitalized after Henry County crash

The crash happened Thursday morning in 5100 block of Soapstone Rd

A juvenile is dead and three others are in the hospital after a crash in Henry County Thursday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – A juvenile is dead and three others are in the hospital after a crash near Magna Vista High School in Henry County Thursday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities report that the single-vehicle crash happened at about 8:24 a.m. in the 5100 block of Soapstone Rd.

One person died in the incident, while three others were transported to area hospitals for treatment. All people involved were juveniles, according to State Police.

Magna Vista High School confirmed that Nick Pruitt was the individual who died in the crash. School officials said he was a senior.

The state of the three individuals in the hospital has also not been disclosed.

The crash remains under investigation.

CORRECTION: Police previously reported that two individuals were hospitalized; however, three juveniles are in the hospital following the crash.


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