48-year-old man dead after Campbell County crash

Happened at about 7:48 a.m. Tuesday


CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – According to Virginia State Police, an Amherst man is dead after crashing on Airport Road, which is just north of Training Center Road.

Authorities say on Tuesday at about 7:48 a.m., Justin S. Howard, of Amherst, was driving south in a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado when he ran off the right side of the road and went through a fence. According to VSP, he then crossed over Training Center Road, hit a second fence, went through a field and hit a tree.

Recommended Videos

Virginia State Police has confirmed to WSLS 10 that Howard died at the scene.

Authorities say he was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

About the Author

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.

Recommended Videos