Second person dies in hospital after single-vehicle crash in NW Roanoke

One killed, one other hurt in single car crash on Sunday


A second person has died following a single-vehicle crash in Northwest Roanoke early Sunday morning, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

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On the day of the crash, 31-year-old Hector Calo Fernandez, of Roanoke, was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and on Monday (Nov. 21), he passed away, according to authorities.

One of the passengers who died at the scene Sunday morning has been identified as 35-year-old Francis Santos Martinez, of Roanoke.


One man is dead after a single car crash on the corner of Grayson Avenue and 10th street NW in Roanoke early Sunday morning, according to a press release from Roanoke Police.

Responding officers said they found a vehicle on its side after getting a 911 call.

Police say two adult men were ejected from the vehicle.

Roanoke Fire-EMS pronounced one of the passengers dead on the scene. First responders said they transported the other male to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment of critical injuries.

Police say speed does appear to be a factor, but this remains an open investigation.

Authorities ask anyone with information about the incident call (540) 344-8500. You can also text “RoanokePD” to 274637. They say both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

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