Police identify 27-year-old man who died in Tuesday morning crash on US-29 in Campbell County

Tractor-trailer crash happened shortly before 6:45 a.m.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – A 27-year-old Lynchburg man is dead after a two-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on US-29 in Campbell County, according to Virginia State Police.

A 2014 Volkswagen Golf was going south on Route 29 went into a median cut-through near Granny’s Lane and then into the northbound lanes where it was struck by an oncoming 1999 Kenworth tractor-trailer and police said that the tractor-trailer couldn’t avoid hitting the Volkswagen.

The driver of the Volkswagen, Connor McKinney, 27, died at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured.

Both drivers were wearing a seat belt.

Virginia State Police is assisting in the ongoing investigation into the crash.


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