Pittsylvania County crash leaves 43-year-old South Carolina man dead



A 43-year-old man from South Carolina was killed in Tuesday morning’s crash in Pittsylvania County, according to Virginia State Police.

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Authorities were called to Gallows Road, not far from Rockford School Road, at about 3 a.m. for the single-vehicle crash.

We’re told Kendall Wayne Rice, 43, of Greer, South Carolina, was driving south in a 2015 Mini Cooper and ran off the right side of the roadway before overturning several times. Rice was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene, according to VSP.

State Troopers said he was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation, according to authorities.


This crash has been cleared, according to VDOT.


Heads up if you’re driving on Route 642 in Pittsylvania County! VDOT says there has been a vehicle crash near Rockford School Road.

At this time, all north and south lanes are closed.

Stay with 10 News for the latest traffic updates.

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