Alleghany County crash leaves 66-year-old man dead

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is investigating an Alleghany County crash that resulted in the death of a 66-year-old Covington man.

Authorities said on Thursday at about 7:30 p.m., Robert Eagle Wright was headed north on Route 18 when he ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree.

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Wright was wearing his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to State troopers.

The crash remains under investigation.

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