Bedford County crash leaves 56-year-old man dead

Authorities believe the man had a medical emergency before he crashed


BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is investigating after a 56-year-old man was killed in a crash in Bedford County Friday morning.

State Troopers were called to Perrowville Road, near Farmington Drive, at about 7:05 a.m. for the crash.

Authorities say 56-year-old William Davis Canfield, of Forest, was driving in a 2020 Jeep Cherokee and believe he suffered from a medical emergency before he crashed.

Canfield was wearing his seat belt and died at the scene, State Police said.

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