Man driving a tractor dies in Wythe County crash, per VSP

Police: Charges are pending

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – A man who was driving a tractor died in a Wythe County crash last week, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities said that they responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 674/Ridge Ave. one mile south of Route 669/Huckleberry Road on Sept. 21 around 7 p.m.

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A Ford farm tractor was pulling a corn chopper and going south on Route 674 when it was hit from behind by a 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, according to State Police.

Police said that Charles Cregger, 59, of Crockett was ejected from the tractor and died at the scene. The driver of the Nissan, Chasity Jones, 25, of Rural Retreat had minor injuries and was not wearing a seatbelt, authorities said.

According to State Police, charges are pending and the crash remains under investigation.

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