19-year-old man identified as victim of fatal Campbell County crash

The crash happened Friday on Bishop Creek Road, authorities say

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va.UPDATE - Oct. 3, 2022

Virginia State Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash in Campbell County.

Authorities say 19-year-old Dylan B. Covington, of Lexington, was killed in the single-vehicle crash.

He had been driving west on Bishop Check Road in a 2008 Toyota Corolla when a tree fell on top of the vehicle, authorities say.

We’re told there was heavy rain and strong winds at the time of the crash.

As state police responded to the scene a second tree fell but fortunately, no one was hurt, according to Virginia State Police.


ORIGINAL STORY

Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred in Campbell County Friday.

The crash occurred around 10 p.m. in the 2200 block of Bishop Creek Road, police say.

A 2008 Toyota Corolla was heading west on Bishop Creek Road when a tree fell on top of it, authorities say.

Police say the car ran off of the road and the driver, an adult male, died at the scene.

A second tree fell while police were at the scene, according to authorities. Police say no one was injured by the second tree.

Virginia State Police say the crash remains under investigation.


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